Séraphine


Séraphine
Séraphine vividly recounts the tragic story of French painter Séraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (1864-1942), a humble servant who becomes a gifted self-taught painter. Discovered by prominent critic and collector William Uhde, she came to prominence between the wars, only to descend into madness and obscurity with the onset of the Great Depression and World War II. In French and German with English subtitles.

121 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 13.
Biographical, Drama, Period piece, War, On the art circuit

Showtimes

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Van Gogh better watch out.

Credits

Cast
Yolande Moreau, Ulrich Tukur, Anne Bennent, Geneviève Mnich, Nico Rogner
Director
Martin Provost
ScreenplayMarc Abdelnour, Martin Provost
MusicMichael Galasso
CinematographyLaurent Brunet
EditingLudo Troch
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS
Made in2008
Produced byA consortium of European companies

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceLow
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Diane de Beer quote iconA portrait of a painter
15
Die Burger
Mariana Malan quote iconSkopvrou se kuns ontroer langsaam
10
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
20
eye Weekly
Jason Andersons quote iconYolande Moreau is superb as one of the most unusual French artists of the last century.
15
Metacritic.com
22 critics
17
Rottentomatoes critics
86 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconSeraphine is a well-crafted French film that effectively captures one woman's experience with art, religion, and mental illness, and features a brilliant performance from Yolande Moreau.
18

What the People say

Internet
1148 Netizens quote iconA visionary artist, her sometime mentor, and her sad decline
15

Average .. 78%

16

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