Paradise Found (film)

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Paradise Found
Paradise Found FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed byMario Andreacchio
Written by
  • Mario Andreacchio
  • Georges Campana
  • Frank Hübner
Starring
Music byFrank Strangio
CinematographyGeoffrey Simpson
Edited byEdward McQueen-Mason
Distributed byLionsgate Home Entertainment
Release date
  • 3 March 2003 (2003-03-03)
Running time
93 minutes
Country
LanguageEnglish
Box office$4,590

Paradise Found is a 2003 biographical film based on the life of Post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin. Starring Kiefer Sutherland as the title character, alongside Nastassja Kinski and Alun Armstrong.

Kiefer's father, Donald Sutherland, also plays Paul Gauguin in the 1986 film The Wolf at the Door.

Plot[edit]

The film covers a later part of Gauguin's life (Kiefer Sutherland) from 1880 to 1897, when he resigned his job as a stockbroker to paint full-time and journey to Polynesia. It documents how Gauguin befriended Pissarro, felt compelled to paint, abandoned his family and then chronicled his love of Tahitian life.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The film was filmed in Australia and the Czech Republic.[2]

Box office[edit]

The film grossed $4,590 at the box office in Australia.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "PARADISE FOUND (2001)". British Film Institute. Retrieved 19 January 2017.
  2. ^ http://www.yourmovies.com.au/movies/?action=movie_info&title_id=10400
  3. ^ Film Victoria - Australian Films at the Australian Box Office

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