Final Portrait

Final Portrait

DVD - 2018
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In the 1960s, renowned artist Alberto Giacometti requests for the writer James Lord to become the subject of one of his portraits. Although this seems like an innocent suggestion at first, Lord is quickly drawn into the strange web of Giacometti's beautiful, controversial and difficult world. The portrait sitting becomes so much more than what it seems at face value, and Lord's entire life sits on the precipice due to his association with the wildly talented artist.

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LoriVirginia
May 19, 2019

Geoffrey Rush gave a great performance as per usual, but the subject matter was boring. Since the movie was portraying real people, I presume it tried to be accurate.

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richibi
May 16, 2019

a mesmerizing look at what it is to be an artist, both Geoffrey Rush as Giacometti and Armie Hammer as his subject, James Lord, are extraordinary, but this is a film for probably only eggheads

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lijanel
Jan 05, 2019

As far as a movie goes, this is really boring. As far as the artist goes, what an idiot he was. The process of making art is tedious by nature (to the bystanders); there just isn't enough for an interesting movie.

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hammer59
Oct 31, 2018

Quirky but annoying little movie. Rush has been in some good film but this isn't one of them.

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ms_mustard
Oct 06, 2018

the acting is good but the portrait of the portrait process is a trifle tedious - as it undoubtedly is in real life.
the blond, buttoned up and pressed vs the gray disheveled mania

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margarita89
Sep 09, 2018

Rush is brilliant as the Italian artists in his last years of life and Hammer makes for solid role as Lord. Laughs a minute in this incredible master piece.

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CoachDC
May 16, 2018

From Metacritic.com "Starring: Armie Hammer, Attila G. Kerekes, Begona F. Martin, Clémence Poésy, Dolly Jagdeo, Geoffrey Rush, James Faulkner, Kerry Shale, Martyn Mayger, Philippe Spall, Sylvie Testud, Tony Shalhoub

Summary: Final Portrait is the story of the touching and offbeat friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord and Alberto Giacometti, as seen through Lord’s eyes and revealing unique insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and sometimes the chaos of the artistic process. Set in 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, Lord is asked by his friend, Giacometti, to sit for a portrait. The process, promises Giacometti, will take only a few days and so Lord agrees — ultimately wondering “how much longer can it go on like this?” [Sony Pictures Classics]"

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