Edvard Munch, The Kiss, 1897

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Edvard Munch, The Kiss, 1897Edvard Munch (Norwegian pronunciation[ˈmʉŋk]) is a 1974 biographical film about the Norwegian Expressionist painter Edvard Munch, written and directed by Peter Watkins. It was originally created as a three-part miniseries co-produced by the Norwegian and Swedish state television networks NRK and SVT, but subsequently gained an American theatrical release in a three-hour version in 1976. The film covers about thirty years of Munch’s life, focusing on the influences that shaped his art, particularly the prevalence of disease and death in his family and his youthful affair with a married woman. The film was screened at the 1976 Cannes Film Festival, but wasn’t entered into the main competition. – – Info ©ourtesy of Wikipedia

One response to “Edvard Munch, The Kiss, 1897

  1. I read a biography on Munch, way way back in the early 70s. People had to chain his paintings to their walls after buying them … because he’d come and steal them back. Love it!


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