This beautiful and unforgettable film traces the inspirational life, work, and loves of artist Charlotte Salomon (1917-1943), whose paintings have been compared to those of Edward Munch and Vincent Van Gogh. Her attempts at personal expression, liberation, and renewal while hiding in the south of France during World War II, form the core of this astounding cinematic work. Based on the artist's autobiographical sketches.
After the original ambition to become an actor and study at the Academy of Dramatic Arts, he spent two years at the Amsterdam Film Academy. He completed his studies at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia in Rome with a scholarship from the Dutch government, and was so successful with his first short PING PONG E POI, that he was offered to direct an episode for the Italian production of GLI EROI ("Heroes"). This light-hearted comedy, shot in Rome in 1963, marked the beginning of Frans' career, which now includes shorts, features, and television productions spanning four decades.
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