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Rodin

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Title Rodin [videorecording].
Publisher/Date Australia : Distributed by Umbrella Entertainment, ©2018.
©2017.
Pagination etc. 1 DVD-video (120 minutes) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
Contents note Title from container ; Title on disc label varies slightly.
Umbrella Entertainment : DAVID3872.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Rodin was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
Creation Note Director/writer Jacques Doillon.
Performer note Vincent Lindon, Izïa Higelin, Séverine Caneele.
Summary Note Paris 1880, Auguste Rodin, aged 40, finally receives his first state commission. He creates "The Gates of Hell", composed of figurines some of which will become his most famous works: "The Kiss" and "The Thinker". He shares his life with Rose, his lifelong partner, when he encounters the young Camille Claudel. His most gifted student, she quickly becomes his assistant, then his mistress. A decade of passion, mutual admiration and complicity ensues. Following their break up, Rodin continues to work relentlessly. He faces both the condemnation and enthusiasm provoked by the sensuality of his sculptures and with his Balzac, rejected during his lifetime, creates the undeniable starting point of modern sculpture.
Target audience note Censorship classification : M.
Language note In French with English subtitles.
Subject - Name Rodin, Auguste, -- 1840-1971 -- Drama
Claudel, Camille, -- 1864-1943 -- Drama
Subject Sculptors -- France -- Biography -- Drama
Feature films -- France
Motion pictures, French
Foreign language films
France -- Intellectual life -- 19th century -- Drama
France -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Drama
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Romance films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Added Author Doillon, Jacques director, writer.
Lindon, Vicent actor.
Higelin, Izïa actor.
Caneele, Séverine actor.
Added title Rodin (Motion picture : 2017)
Shelf Location DVD F RODI
Catalogue Information 790169 Beginning of record . Catalogue Information 790169 Top of page .