RODIN

By Jacques DOILLON

FILM EUROPE (CZECH REPUBLIC) - as DISTR Theatrical, TV, DVD-video, VOD, CZECH REPUBLIC, Slovak Republic, Hungary / FEST / BROAD

Biography - Completed 2016

Auguste Rodin - his passionate relationship with Camille Claudel, his numerous affairs, his art - sensualist, erotic adventurer, revolutionary and the most brilliant sculptor of his era.


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Cannes 2017
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    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Biography
    • Countries
    • FRANCE
    • Languages
    • FRENCH
    • Director(s)
    • Jacques DOILLON
    • Producer(s)
    • Kristina LARSEN (LES FILMS DU LENDEMAIN)
    • Synopsis
    • Auguste Rodin (1840-1917), man of the people, autodidact and revolutionary sculptor - the most brilliant of his era. At 42, Rodin meets Camille Claudel, a young woman desperate to become his assistant. He quickly acknowledges her as his most able pupil, and treats her as an equal in matters of creation. More than a decade of work and passionate engagement ensues. Breakup follows reconciliation until Camille makes the final separation from which she will not recover, and from which Rodin himself will emerge deeply wounded. The film also recounts the artist's numerous affairs with assistants and models, as well as his relationship with Rose Beuret, his lifelong partner. We discover Rodin as an erotically charged sensualist, for whom art is a profoundly sexual delight - a sculptor of flesh in movement, who gives life to the very stone itself.
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