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Final Portrait

Biography

(UK)

“That's the terrible thing: the more one works on a picture, The more impossible it becomes to finish it.” Alberto Giacometti

In 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, the American writer and art-lover James Lord (Armie Hammer) is asked by his friend, the world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti (Geoffrey Rush), to sit for a portrait. The process, Giacometti assures Lord, will take only a few days. Flattered and intrigued, Lord agrees. 

So begins not only the story of a touching and offbeat friendship, but, seen through the eyes of Lord, a uniquely revealing insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and, at times, downright chaos of the artistic process. FINAL PORTRAIT, directed by Stanley Tucci, is a bewitching portrait of a genius, and of a friendship between two men who are utterly different, yet increasingly bonded through a single, ever-evolving act of creativity. It is a film which shines a light on the artistic process itself, by turns exhilarating, exasperating and bewildering, questioning whether the gift of a great artist is a blessing or a curse. 

"Rush and Tucci create a captivating portrait of an artist who’s at once elated, haunted, and utterly possessed." - Variety

 

Gallery 

Dates 

30 October 2017

Times 

Monday 30 October, 7.00pm

Duration
90 minutes

Prices 

Reelpix member
Full $14
Concession $11

Non Members
Full $17
Concession $14

Genre 

Biography

Location 

Extra information 

Ticketing Policy

Online ticketing is available up until one hour prior to the performance.  
For ticket purchases after this time, please visit the Araluen Box Office or call us on (08) 8951 1122.

Accessibility

wheelchair  

Rating

M
Warning: Mature themes, coarse language and nudity

Booking Fee

For this event, a one-off service fee of $2.50 per transaction applies for all online purchases. All ticket prices include GST.

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