In his twilight years, a disappointed Auguste Renoir is filled with a new, wholly unexpected energy when a young girl miraculously enters his world. Back at the family home, Jean too falls under the spell of the new, redheaded star in the Renoir firmament.
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The only thing this film has going for it is it's beautiful cinematography. The script crawls at a snails pace and the characters are completely one-dimensional. It reaches the logical conclusion at the end that the audience had all seen coming from the beginning. It feels like a film about an artist made by someone with no passion for the creative process. A terrible bore 1.5 stars