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Charles Matton

Rembrandt

103' - 1999 - Drama, Biography - Dialogue: French
Director: Charles Matton Composer: Nicolas Matton, Hervé Postic With: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Romane Bohringer, Jean Rochefort
Right from the moment he arrives in Amsterdam Rembrandt van Rijn becomes a star. He marries the beautiful Saskia. Ten years later, by the time of her death, his disgrace has already begun. The fashion of the day was for a light touch and a bright palette. Rembrandt pursues his own vein, with a taste for heavy shadow and thickly encrusted paint. In his private life too, he ignores the conventions of his day. The great and the good of Amsterdam betray him. They punish a man whom they had carried to great heights; they condemn him for his refusal to conform, they bankrupt him and leave him nothing. One after another, his loved ones die. In solitude, Rembrandt attains the full mystical force of his art.

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Credits

Director

Charles Matton

Composer

Nicolas Matton, Hervé Postic

With

Klaus Maria Brandauer, Romane Bohringer, Jean Rochefort

Scenario

Charles Matton, Sylvie Matton

Director of Photography

Pierre Dupouey

Editor

François Gédigier

Producer

Humbert Balsan

More information

Dialogue

French

Countries of production

The Netherlands, Germany, France

Year

1999

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