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Andy Garcia stars as the painter Modigliani, an Italian Jew, has fallen in love with Jeanne, a beautiful Catholic girl. The couple has an illegitimate child, and Jeanne's bigoted parents send the baby to a faraway convent to be raised by nuns. Modigliani is distraught and needs money to rescue and raise his child. The answer arrives in Paris' annual art competition. Prize money and a guaranteed career await the winner. Modigliani and his dearest friend and rival Picasso believe that competitions are beneath true artists like themselves, but with the welfare of his child on the line, Modigliani signs up. Picasso follows suit and soon Paris is aflutter with excitement over the outcome.
As other reviewers have pointed out, there are some historical inaccuracies in this telling of the story of Modigliani and Jeanne Hebuterne, although the general background is... Read morePublished 4 days ago by Linda Lappin
Great movie Andy, i highly recommend it- Go to facebook page, Frank santiago, Eagle, for an honest message about our future.Published 1 month ago by graywar3
Movie was accurate. Modigliani's life was dark therefore the movie is a dark movie. Modiglani had TB and self medicated to the point of addiction. True to life movie. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Laume702
OUR ORIGINAL APPRECIATION OF ANDY GARCIA'S ACTING AND NAILING THE CHARACTER " MODIGLIANI " A GREAT STORY TO BE LEARNED ..MSRPublished 4 months ago by Milton Rubin
Very Intense and beautiful movie from beginning to endPublished 4 months ago by Dian & Patrick Harlan
I think this was quite well done, fairly close to Modigliani's life with some dramatic embellishments.Published 5 months ago by L. Hoff
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|The music from the movie Modigliani (Andy Garcia stars)||
"Ode to Innocence" is the song you seek...
Mar 26, 2007 by phyzul | See all 37 posts
|Why so inaccurate to history?||
Having known one artist well, I think "New York" stories (1989) has a segment that is pretty darn good. Nick Nolte plays "Lionel Dobie" in the first of three stories in the Film anthology. Scorsese directs another love letter about New York to us all.
Dec 18, 2008 by Charlemagne | See all 2 posts