A Conversation with Stanley Tucci About 'Final Portrait' in Berlin
Huffington Post - about 1 year
It is obvious that we live during times where escapist entertainment is welcomed. The various award statuettes a certain modern musical has been collecting, one after the other lately are proof of that.
But are we simply running away from daily life by walking into a darkened movie theater to watch a film, or are we actively searching for something, a new way to look at the life we have, which may make it more bearable, through art? It's a question I ask myself through my writing, almost every day.
I seem to have found an answer in Stanley Tucci's Final Portrait. OK, even in the figure of Tucci himself, who has long been a dream interview of mine. But at Berlinale, you see, dreams do come true.
Final Portrait is a languid, thoughtful and at times infuriatingly recurrent film about a moment in time in the life of Alberto Giacometti, the sculptor and visual artist born in Switzerland, who lived most of his life in Paris. It describes the sitting sessions -- a promised "one...
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