The Moon and Sixpence
The Moon and Sixpence (1942)

This film is an a clef account of the life of artist Paul Gaugin. George Sanders plays a staid London broker who kicks over the traces to become an artist. Sanders leaves his family, betrays his friends and associates, and lives a life of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 12, 2005
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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Lewin's version of Maugham's novel is intelligent, resonant, and extremely well acted by Herbert Marshall (as the author) and George (All About Eve) Sanders as the painter.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Visually striking, very literary-minded version of the Maugham novel.

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Apeneck Fletcher
Interesting take on the artistic life taken to an ultimate extreme as a family man chucks everything (including his family) simply in order to paint. Loosely… More
Stella Dallas
i have a certain fondness for this film; i like maugham and i love sanders. this was one of his few lead roles and of course he was perfect playing an absolute… More