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The Lovers of Montparnasse

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Music director  Paul Misraki
Duration  
Country  France Italy West Germany
7.5/10 IMDb


Genre  Biography, Drama
Screenplay  Jacques Becker
Language  French
The Lovers of Montparnasse movie poster
Director  Jacques Becker Max Ophuls (uncredited)
Writer  Jacques Becker, Henri Jeanson
Release date  4 April 1958 (1958-04-04)
Directors  Jacques Becker, Max Ophuls
Cast  Gérard Philipe (Amedeo Modigliani), Lilli Palmer (Béatrice Hastings), Lea Padovani (Rosalie), Gérard Séty (Léopold Sborowsky), Lino Ventura (Morel), Anouk Aimée (Jeanne Hébuterne)
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The Lovers of Montparnasse (French: Les Amants de Montparnasse), also known as Montparnasse 19, is a 1958 French-Italian drama film chronicling the last year of the life of the Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani who worked and died in abject poverty in the Montparnasse Quarter of Paris, France.

The Lovers of Montparnasse movie scenes

It was originally directed by Max Ophüls, but he died of rheumatic heart disease while shooting interiors on the film, so his name was credited as dedicatee; his friend Jacques Becker took over after Ophüls's death and completed filming.

The Lovers of Montparnasse The Lovers of Montparnasse 1958 uniFrance Films

There are at least two versions of the film; the longer version is about 2 hours long and has more scenes featuring the character of Léopold Zborowski.

The Lovers of Montparnasse Les Amants de Montparnasse Jacques Becker film analysis

Cast

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  • Gérard Philipe as Amedeo Modigliani
  • Lilli Palmer as Beatrice Hastings
  • Lea Padovani as Rosalie
  • Lino Ventura as Morel
  • Gérard Séty as Léopold Zborowski
  • Arlette Poirier as Lulu
  • Anouk Aimée as Jeanne Hébuterne
  • Lila Kedrova as Mme. Zborowsky
  • Marianne Oswald as Berthe Weil
  • Judith Magre as The Prostitute

  • The Lovers of Montparnasse Les Amants de Montparnasse Jacques Becker film analysis
    The Lovers of Montparnasse His 20th Century HISTOIRES DU CINMA MONTPARNASSE 19

    References

    The Lovers of Montparnasse Wikipedia
    Les Amants de Montparnasse IMDbLes Amants de Montparnasse LetterboxdLes Amants de Montparnasse Rotten TomatoesThe Lovers of Montparnasse themoviedb.org


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