Cezanne: Three Colours (1996)
DVD-Rip | English/German | AVI | XviD @ 1149kbps | 704x512 | 25 fps | AC3 @ 448kbps | 00:56:24 | 701 MBGenre: Documentary
A number of artists and art historians comment on Paul Cézanne, making note that while details about his life are somewhat sketchy, we know he was a boyhood friend of writer Emile Zola, and he grew up to be a troubled loner who spent most of his career in obscurity. Cézanne was "obsessed with flesh, yet terrified of it," notes one expert in an interview, explaining the early work, examples of which are shown, which is filled with images of brutality and violence. Moving to Paris, Cézanne spent his days studying in the Louvre, found an unlikely influence in the music of Wagner, and eventually developed his distinctive style with its passionate use of color. Eventually, younger painters flocked to see him, citing the profound influence he was having on their work, but Cézanne, who felt his success and acceptance came too late, told would-be disciples he should have been born in their own time. This look at a fascinating character benefits from the inclusion of many of Cézanne's own works as well as reconstructions of scenes from the artist's life.