Edvard Munch Movie Review 1974

Information and Film Reviews for Edvard Munch the Movie

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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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New Yorker Video, 16 W. 61st St., 11th Fl., New York, NY 10023, Phone: (212)645-4600, Toll-free: 800-447-0196, Fax: (212)645-3030, Email: info@newyorkerfilms.com, URL: http://www.newyorkerfilms.com

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

Cast and Crew

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

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