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DVD - Alice Neel

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Date Available: 21-Oct-2009
Barcode: 9322225067882
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Alice Neel    (DVD)


A Portrait of the Portrait Artist Portrait painter Alice Neel (1900-1984) was a self-described collector of souls who recorded her sitters on canvas through six decades of the 20th century, among them Andy Warhol, Bella Abzug, Allen Ginsberg and Annie Sprinkle. Neel always sought the "authentic," moving from Greenwhich Village to Spanish Harlem just as the Village wasgaining reputation in the art scene. She sacrificed almost everything for her art, delving so far into the psyches of her sitters she would almost lose herself. Yet Neel was also a dedicated mother, raising two sons in the bohemian world she inhabited. Filmmaker Andrew Neel, Alice Neel?s grandson, puts together the pieces of the painter's life using intimate one-on-one interviews with Neel?s surviving family and personal archival video. The documentary explores the artist's tumultuous biography and the legacy of Alice Neel's determination to paint her era.

Format: PAL (1 Disc)
Released: 2009-10-21
Production Year: 2007
Distributor: MAD
EAN_13: 9322225067882
Run Time: 81 mins
Rating: M - Mature themes, nudity and coarse language
Genre: Documentary
Video:
16:9 Widescreen Full Height Anamorphic
A Portrait of the Portrait Artist

Portrait painter Alice Neel (1900-1984) was a self-described collector of souls who recorded her sitters on canvas through six decades of the 20th century, among them Andy Warhol, Bella Abzug, Allen Ginsberg and Annie Sprinkle. Neel always sought the "authentic," moving from Greenwhich Village to Spanish Harlem just as the Village was
gaining reputation in the art scene. She sacrificed almost everything for her art, delving so far into the psyches of her sitters she would almost lose herself. Yet Neel was also a dedicated mother, raising two sons in the bohemian world she inhabited. Filmmaker Andrew Neel, Alice Neel?s grandson, puts together the pieces of the painter's life using intimate one-on-one interviews with Neel?s surviving family and personal archival video. The documentary explores the artist's tumultuous biography and the legacy of Alice Neel's determination to paint her era.

Alice Neel    (DVD)

Cast:
Masaya Onosaka , Sayaka Aoki , Adam Dapkus , Keiji Fujiwara , Caitlin Glass , Todd Haberkorn , Sean Hennigan , Sanae Kobayashi , Takehito Koyasu , Jason Liebrecht , Bryan Massey , Joel McDonald , Kenta Miyake , Mitsuru Miyamoto , Brina Palencia , Phil Parsons , Daisuke Sakaguchi , Carrie Savage ,
Format: PAL (1 Disc)
Region: 4
Released: 2009-10-21 - Confirmed
Production Year: 2007
Distributor: Madman Entertainment
EAN_13: 9322225067882
Run Time: 83 mins
Rating: M - Mature themes, nudity and coarse language
Genre: Documentary
Other Genres: Documentary 
Video:
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
16:9 Enhanced
Widescreen
Audio:
English - Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Features:
Theatrical Trailer
IMdBLink  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0914358/

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