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Gauguin in Tahiti: Paradise Lost

Biography, Documentary 1h 30m 2020

Biographical documentary exploring the love story between post-impressionist painter Paul Gauguin and French Polynesia.

In 1891 Gauguin left Marseille for the Pacific, marking the beginning of his personal journey towards the essence of life and art, and forging his destiny as one of the greatest modern painters who ever lived.

The film also features some of the most prestigious art museums of the United States, where most of his masterpieces are preserved: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; The Art Institute of Chicago; The National Gallery of Art in Washington; and The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

Director

Claudio Poli

Languages

English, French, Italian

Subtitles

English

Country

Italy

Studio

Limelight

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