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Resisting Paradise

  • Release Date: May 08, 2003
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 20 min.
  • Genres: Documentary

Synopsis

Noted experimental filmmaker [[Performer~P93265~Barbara Hammer~barbarahammer]] examines the often fragile line between art and politics in this documentary produced during a sojourn in Southern France. Resisting Paradise puts its primary focus on two artists who lived in the South of France and were strongly influenced by its beauty and light -- the fauvist master Henri Matisse and contemporary success Pierre Bonnard. In interviews, Bonnard views art as an essentially apolitical pursuit, and regards war...more

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