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Mary Cassatt - A Brush With Independence
Mary Cassatt - A Brush With Independence
Actor: Anne Archer
Director: Jackson Frost
Genres: Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts, Documentary
NR     2003     0hr 57min

Unmarried and childless, Mary Cassatt nevertheless became America's first impressionist painter with her everyday depictions of mothers and children. This 55-minute documentary takes viewers to Paris and its countryside wh...  more »

     
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Actor: Anne Archer
Director: Jackson Frost
Genres: Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts, Documentary
Studio: Homevision
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 07/29/2003
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2003
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 0hr 57min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Miss Mary
Jeffery Mingo | Homewood, IL USA | 01/22/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I saw this quite a while ago, but I wrote down somewhere that it's a 5-star work. This work answers how an American became involved with the impressionist school. It also speaks a bit on women artists. I forgot whether it supports or dismisses the idea that Cassatt painted women and children because she was saddened by her own childlessness. It must be noted that Impressionism was considered radical at the time, but now that it's deemed peaceful and pretty, many viewers, especially those with girly sensibilities, will love seeing so much of Cassatt's ouvre."