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The Irises

Les Iris

Canada, 1991
Animation, Short

Synopsis

It takes 3 minutes to make the famous Van Gogh painting appear to the screen. It shows you the evolution of a painting. Halfway through it, you start to hear the voice of auctioneer. “Sold for 49 millions dollars”! That’s the price Van Gogh’s painting sold for at Sotheby’s in November 1987.

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The Irises Directed by Suzanne Gervais, Jacques Giraldeau