Toulouse-Lautrec

Overview

As produced and directed by Hilary Chadwick, this biographical documentary profiles the life of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), widely regarded as the foremost artistic chronicler of Paris's legendary Belle Époque period. The film details how this eccentric, unusual man - a dwarf, with a penchant for hedonism - spun his taste and desire for excess, with the habitués of Parisian brothels and cabarets, into artistic excellence. The film combines elements including excerpts from John Huston's Moulin Rouge, ...
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Overview

As produced and directed by Hilary Chadwick, this biographical documentary profiles the life of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), widely regarded as the foremost artistic chronicler of Paris's legendary Belle Époque period. The film details how this eccentric, unusual man - a dwarf, with a penchant for hedonism - spun his taste and desire for excess, with the habitués of Parisian brothels and cabarets, into artistic excellence. The film combines elements including excerpts from John Huston's Moulin Rouge, archival footage of the original locations that Toulouse-Lautrec frequented, and a trip to a Lautrec exhibition in London, with interviews featuring art historians, critics, collectors and artists.
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Special Features

Picture Gallery; Trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/27/2010
  • UPC: 807280601695
  • Original Release: 1988
  • Source: Arthaus Musik
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: Deutsche, English, Français, Español, Italiano
  • Time: 50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 81,071

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Hilary Chadwick Director, Producer
Steve Bowers Camera Operator
Melvyn Bragg Editor
Clayton Parker Editor
Wink Hackman Editor
Mark Holloway Associate Producer
Mark Pigden Camera Operator
Ian Stanleys Camera Operator
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Toulouse-Lautrec
1. Early Life [8:52]
2. The Colour Lithograph [12:28]
3. Japan [8:51]
4. The Entertainment Industry [7:06]
5. Cherchez la Femme [12:34]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Toulouse-Lautrec
   English
      Start
      Chapters
      Languages
         English
         Deutsch
         Français
         Español
         Italiano
      Continue
      Bonus
         Picture Gallery
         Trailer
            Chagall
            Kahlo
            Magritte
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