• Cézanne et moi (2017)

Cézanne et moi

Release Date: March 31st, 2017

R |1 hr 54 min

Plot Summary

Painter Paul Cézanne (Guillaume Gallienne) develops a strong friendship with writer Émile Zola (Guillaume Canet) in 19th-century France.

Cast: Guillaume Canet, Guillaume Gallienne, Alice Pol, Déborah François, Sabine Azéma, Gérard Meylan, Pierre Yvon, Hugo Fernandes

Director: Danièle Thompson

Genres: Biography , Historical drama

Production Co: France 2 Cinéma, Pathé, Orange Studio, Alter Films, G Films

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Susan WloszczynaRogerEbert.com

    Cézanne et Moi is at its most intoxicating whenever it looks and acts like a landscape painted by its title 19th-century French artist. show more

  • 63
    Moira MacdonaldThe Seattle Times

    Cézanne et Moi sounds more fascinating than it actually is; essentially, it’s just under two hours of exquisitely art-directed conversation, little of which is especially compelling. show more

  • 40
    Jordan MintzerThe Hollywood Reporter

    Thompson’s heavy-handed storytelling, along with a nonstop score of pure mush, brings this closer to telenovela territory than to the Louvre. show more

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