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Modigliani

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Modigliani

Modigliani

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
128 minutes
Limited Release Date:
05/13/05
performer:
Andy Garcia, Omid Djalili, Hippolyte Girardot, Eva Herzigova, Udo Kier
director:
Mick Davis
distributor:
Innovation Film Group
author:
Mick Davis
genre:
Biography

We gave it a C-

A bohemian Jewish-Italian painter in 1919 Paris, whose lust for women, drugs, and drink was as great as his passion for art, Amedeo Modigliani would seem perfect fodder for a big-screen biopic. But according to Modigliani star/exec producer Andy Garcia, it took years for the filmmakers to raise the $14 million budget: ”A painter who kills himself, and his wife jumps out the window pregnant with their child — somehow [distributors] don’t see the demographic in that.”

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