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Release Date: February 16th, 2001

DVD Release Date: July 24th, 2001

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

Production Co: Fred Berner Films, Brant-Allen, Zeke Productions, Pollock Films

Keywords: Gritty, Touching, Fall, Transformation, 1940s, Dark, 1950s, New York City, Wife

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