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The Draughtsman's Contract (1983)

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Starring (View all)
Anthony Higgins Anthony Higgins
R Neville / Mr Neville
Janet Suzman Janet Suzman
Virginia Herbert / Mrs Herbert
Anne-Louise Lambert Anne-Louise Lambert
Mrs. Talmann
Hugh Fraser Hugh Fraser
Mr Talmann
Neil Cunningham Neil Cunningham
Thomas Noyes / Mr Noyes
Dave Hill Dave Hill
Mr Herbert
David Gant David Gant
Mr Seymour
David Meyer David Meyer
The Poulencs


Written by
Peter Greenaway Peter Greenaway
(writer)


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A very good movie

4 years, 5 months ago at Jun 14 8:45
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To be honest, I wonder how I actually ended up watching this movie but I think it was because the critic in the TV mag was pretty good. Anyway, even though I didn’t really expect it, it turned out to be a major milestone in my movie watching. Indeed, back then, I was much younger, I had never seen anything like this before and I was seriously blown away by the whole thing. I think that the first... read more
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Release date: 30 June 1983
UPC: 720917519623
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johanlefourbe posted a review 4 years, 5 months ago

A very good movie

“To be honest, I wonder how I actually ended up watching this movie but I think it was because the critic in the TV mag was pretty good. Anyway, even though I didn’t really expect it, it turned out to be a major milestone in my movie watching. Indeed, back then, I was much younger, I had never seen anything like this before and I was seriously blown away by the whole thing. I think that the first thing that impressed me with this movie was its visual aspect. Basically, it deals with art and painting and it is probably the movie which  made the best connection with the painting art I have ever seen. Furthermore, there was also a mesmerizing surrealist vibe with this movie and even though the plot and the characters were rather murky, it was one of the most spellbinding movies I have ever ” read more

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