I, Claude Monet

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Film:

I, Claude Monet

Showtimes:

Wednesday Mar 29 01:00 PM
Wednesday Mar 29 07:30 PM
Thursday Mar 30 01:00 PM
Friday Mar 31 01:00 PM
Saturday Apr 01 01:00 PM
Saturday Apr 15 04:00 PM

Location:

Doris Duke Theatre

Price:

Museum members: $8.00
General Admission: $10.00


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About the Film:

Part of Cinémathèque Française 2017

Directed by Phil Grabsky. UK. 2016. 84 min.

From award-winning director Phil Grabsky comes this fresh new look at arguably the world’s favorite artist—Claude Monet—through his own words.

Based on more than 2,500 letters and narrated by Henry Goodman, I, Claude Monet offers new insights into the man who not only painted the picture that gave birth to Impressionism but who was perhaps the most influential and successful painter of the 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Monet’s life is a gripping tale about a man who, behind his sun-dazzled canvases, suffered from feelings of depression, loneliness, even suicide. However, as his art developed and his love of gardening led to the glories of his Giverny garden, his humor, insight, and love of life are revealed.

Shot on location throughout Europe at the very spots Monet painted, I, Claude Monet unfurls across some of the most loved and iconic scenes in western art.

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