Final Portrait

Final Portrait

FINAL PORTRAIT is the story of the touching and offbeat friendship between American writer and art-lover James Lord and world renowned artist Alberto Giacometti, as seen through Lord’s eyes and revealing unique insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and sometimes the chaos of the artistic process. Based on Lord’s memoir, set in 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, Lord is asked by his friend, Giacometti, to sit for a portrait. The process, promises Giacometti, will take only a few days and so Lord agrees — ultimately wondering "how much longer can it go on like this?"

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Credits

Director:  Stanley Tucci
Executive Producer:  Deepak Nayar, Fred Hogge and Ted Blumberg
Producer:  Gail Egan, Nik Bower and Ilann Girard
Screenwriter: Stanley Tucci
Cinematographer: Danny Cohen
Editor: Camilla Toniolo
Production Designer: James Merifield
Music: Evan Lurie
Principal Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Clémence Poésy, Tony Shalhoub, Sylvie Testud

Contact

Distributor 
Sony Pictures Classics
sony_classics@spe.sony.com
Public Film Contact
Gillian Burz
Sony Pictures Classics
gillian_burz@spe.sony.com
Publicity Contact
Gillian Burz
gillian_burz@spe.sony.com
212-833-8849
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Year:  2017
Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Genre:  Biography
Screening Section: Headliners
Screening Category: Narrative Feature
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Runtime: 90:00 mins