Director: Barbara Hammer
Cast: Bettina Bergo, Rudy Binion, Jacqueline Chambord, Denys Colomb de Daunant
France, USA, 2003, 80', color, b&w, English, French with Turkish subtitles
Barbara Hammer has crafted an eloquent and richly layered examination of the artist’s and individual’s role in times of conflict. Resisting Paradise focuses on Henri Matisse and Pierre Bonnard’s artistic work in the south of France during World War II, while also examining the word of Matisse’s family and others in the French Resistance Movement.
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