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R| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has fittingly been called "an artist dedicated to concealment, a celebrity who nobody knew." As he struggled with self-doubt, engaging in a lonely tug-of-war between needing to express himself and wanting to shut the world out, Pollock began a downward spiral.

Cast: Ed Harris , Marcia Gay Harden , Amy Madigan , Jennifer Connelly , Jeffrey Tambor , Bud Cort , John Heard , Val Kilmer

Director: Ed Harris

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Pollock (2000)

Release Date: February 16th, 2001|2 hr. 2 min.

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  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Ed Harris, who plays Pollock and makes his debut as a director - doing both jobs superbly, by the way - is angst incarnate. show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Chronicle

    Renders the juicy bits of the artist's life in two hours of pulsing highlights that suggest a man who never really had any emotional or psychic downtime. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The movie falls short of achieving its apparent goal: being the "Raging Bull" of the art world. show more

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