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Final Portrait (M)

Final Portrait movie poster

In 1964, while on a short trip to Paris, the American writer and art-lover James Lord is asked by his friend, the world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti, to sit for a portrait. The process, Giacometti assures Lord, will take only a few days. Flattered and intrigued, Lord agrees. So begins not only the story of a touching and offbeat friendship, but, seen through the eyes of Lord, a uniquely revealing insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and, at times, downright chaos of the artistic process.

Final Portrait is a bewitching portrait of a genius, and of a friendship between two men who are utterly different, yet increasingly bonded through a single, ever-evolving act of creativity. It is a film which shines a light on the artistic process itself, by turns exhilarating, exasperating and bewildering, questioning whether the gift of a great artist is a blessing or a curse.

"★★★★ Highly entertaining. A very amusing, astringent chamber piece of a movie." - GUARDIAN

"In Final Portrait, Stanley Tucci, directing his first film in 10 years, takes the biopic to an even more exquisitely homespun level of miniature close-up." - VARIETY

Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Clémence Poésy

Director: Stanley Tucci

Sessions

Thursday, 2 November 2017: 1:30 PM (ends 3:05 PM) Reserve

Friday, 3 November 2017: 6:00 PM (ends 7:35 AM) Reserve

Saturday, 4 November 2017: 3:20 PM (ends 4:55 PM) Reserve

Sunday, 5 November 2017: 11:00 AM (ends 12:35 PM) Reserve

Thursday, 9 November 2017: 11:30 AM (ends 1:05 PM) Reserve

Friday, 10 November 2017: 1:20 PM (ends 2:55 PM) Reserve

Saturday, 11 November 2017: 6:00 PM (ends 7:35 PM) Reserve

Sunday, 12 November 2017: 11:00 AM (ends 12:35 PM) Reserve

Ticket Prices

  • 2D screenings:
    Adults $12 • Seniors $10 • Children (aged 3 to 12) $10 • Two movies same day/person $19 - includes tea or coffee (3D films excluded)
  • 3D screenings:
    All tickets $13 or $45 for family of four (max two adults, children aged 3 to 12)
  • NT Live:
    Adults $25 • Seniors $23 • Full-time students/children $15 • Student groups (10+) $12 each
  • MET Opera:
    Adults $28 • Seniors $23

Most cards accepted.

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