Edvard Munch Movie Review 1974

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Biographical portrait of the Norwegian Expressionist painter and his tormented life in the stuffy society of 19th-century Oslo. Concentrates mainly on his early years, including the deaths of his mother and younger sister, his brother's suicide, Munch's affair with a married woman, and his struggle to maintain his sanity. Based on Munch's memoirs. In German and Norwegian with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 167 minutes.
Originally from Norwegian.

Cast and Crew

Biopics: Artists, Art & Artists, Period Piece: 19th Century, Adapted from Memoirs or Diaries
Peter Watkins
Geir Westby, Gro Fraas, Eli Ryg
Odd Geir Saether
Peter Watkins
Norsk Rikskringkasting

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