Jacques Becker

Montparnasse 19, 1958

Amedeo Modigliani was an artistic phenomenon with a distinctive style unlike anything his cubist contemporaries had ever seen. So unique, in fact, that he never achieved proper recognition or financial success during his lifetime. In Montparnasse 19, Jacques Becker chronicles the final years of Modigliani’s troubled life. We first meet Modigliani (Gerard Philipe), or “Modi”… read more »