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The Picasso Summer Details


[[Performer~P82599~Serge Bourguignon~sergebourguignon]], the auteur of the 1962 Academy Award winner [[Feature~V47684~Sundays and Cybele~lesdimanchesdevilledavray]], doesn't quite come up to the standard set by that earlier film in Picasso Summer. Based on a [[Performer~P7905~Ray Bradbury~raybradbury]] story, the film concerns vacationing couple [[Performer~P23545~Albert Finney~albertfinney]] and [[Performer~P49451~Yvette Mimieux~yvettemimieux]]. Enchanted by the works of [[Performer~P56661~Pablo Picasso~pablopicasso]], [[Performer~P23545~Finney~albertfinney]] and [[Performer~P49451~Mimieux~yvettemimieux]] trek through the length and breadth of Europe to meet the great artist himself. Their odyssey concludes on a melancholy note, but not before an engaging animated sequences wherein [[Performer~P56661~Picasso~pablopicasso]]'s paintings come to life, as it were. Filmed in 1969, Picasso Summer was long withheld from release; in fact, most filmgoers didn't get to see it until it began making the TV rounds. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi