• Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait (2017)

Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait

Release Date: May 5th, 2017

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 24 min

Plot Summary

Pappi Corsicato examines the personal life and public career of celebrated painter and filmmaker Julian Schnabel.

Cast: Julian Schnabel, Al Pacino, Willem Dafoe

Director: Pappi Corsicato

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Cohen Media Group

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Glenn KennyRogerEbert.com

    Directed by Pappi Corsicato and executive produced, typically, by the subject himself, the movie is never uninteresting but is often surprisingly low-energy and, even more surprisingly, visually drab. show more

  • 58
    The Playlist

    While Corsicato treats his subject extremely gently – there’s barely a hint of criticism of Schnabel and interviewees tout how controversial his work is without explaining why – his almost idyllic portrayal of Schnabel at work and play nevertheless makes for a largely seductive and engaging experience. But the lack of context often derails the entertaining film. show more

  • 12
    Clayton DillardSlant Magazine

    The film is intended to be placed at the altar of Julian Schnabel, an artist so singular that words simply fail. show more

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