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PICASSO - A PAINTER'S DIARY

USA, 1980 (MIFF 1981)

Director: Perry Miller Adato

A picture of the artist through his art, his letters, his conversations, old photographs, and rare film footage. As well as Picasso himself, the film depicts his surroundings, the people he knew and the places where he lived and worked.

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