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A movie filled with Love and poetry : L’Artiste et son Modèle by Fernando Trueba , with french movie star Jean Rochefort

Posted in art and culture, movie on February 28, 2013 by ParisDeluxe&Arty


It’s so rare to see a movie about art and creation so true and stirring ,without any pathos. Fernado Trueba succeeded to render a fair observtion of creative process you never see usually, when the sculptor is working in his studio. The choice of black and white enhanced by a magnificent natural daylight was risky but ideal. This story has been freely inspired by the french artist Maillol who started as a Nabis then turned to sculpture (I do recommend a visit in Maillol Museum 61 rue de Grenelle 75007 Paris). It’s the middle of the war, in the souhtwest of France, at the borders of Spain, the wife of  the old master found  by chance a young mysterious woman who is going to become the artist’s last model. He will find at least inspiration for his ultimate masterpiece.

All the actors are marvellous and the freshness of Aïda Folch is a delight  in front of legendary Jean Rochefort  (as  said Quentin Tarentino in Cannes to the french actor when they met 2 years ago in Cannes !).

“Amore”, a movie by L.Guadagnino, with Tilda Swinton

Posted in contemporary art, movie on September 26, 2010 by ParisDeluxe&Arty

I’ve jsut seen yesterday a fabulous movie, profoundly moving and intense : Amore with my favorite actress : Tilda Swinton.

The minimalist music by John Adams transports the viewer, at the end of the tragedy, to  height of emotions.

According to me it’s a masterpiece. I loved the study of characters and social class.

But what I like the most and I couln’t see it written anywhere in newspaper, that’s the numerous links with contemporary art and even contemporary dance :

– the image for movie poster makes me think  about Thomas Struth portrait of high bourgeoisie (musée d’Art moderne Ville de Paris) and Sam Samore portrait of  kids from same class in empty and cold room, showing nevertheless great wealth through details in the furnitures or works of art.

– the scene at the end between Emma and the maid, when they pack clothes in a hurry, looks like Anne Theresa de Keersmaeker  choreography

– the very last scene  sounds like Pina Bausch scene

– the minimalist music by John Adams is a masterpiece itself

I think that movie is just a work of art.