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Norman Rockwell on Film

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Contains an explicit recreation of Rockwell's 1964 painting "The Problem We All Live With," which depicts Ruby Bridges on her way to school, accompanied for her own safety by four U.S. Marshals.

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Cinderfella (1960)
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Writer, director, and Rockwell collector George Lucas modeled both Debbie (Candy Clark) and the mysterious Thunderbird-driving blonde (Suzanne Somers) after the girl in Rockwell's painting "The Flirts":


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Steven Spielberg (who also owns several Rockwell originals) based the shot of Jim's parents putting him to bed on "Freedom From Fear" (http://www.cbsnews.com/news/lucas-and-spielberg-on-norman-rockwell/):

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Forrest Gump (1994)
The shot of young Forrest waiting for his mother outside the principal's office was directly inspired by a Norman Rockwell painting entitled (appropriately enough) "Outside the Principal's Office":

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Director Peter Weir based Seahaven on Rockwell's famous Saturday Evening Post covers, hoping to capture "a small-town America that may never have existed but was certainly mythologized in movies and other media."
(http://www.avclub.com/article/peter-weir-13526):


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Rockwell, Maine is named for the artist, and its appearance was influenced by his work:

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Lilo & Stitch (2002)
One of the snapshots on Lilo's wall at the end of the movie is a recreation of Rockwell's "Freedom From Want":

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Ridley Scott pays homage to "Freedom from Want" in the Thanksgiving scene:

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Director Wes Anderson cited Rockwell paintings (particularly those of Boy Scouts) as an influence on the film:

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Six movie posters illustrated by Rockwell, followed by a selection of later films that pay homage to his work.

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