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Seraphine (2008)



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4 out of 10 Hard Life?
Liam from Kilkenny, 22 Mar 2011
So you think you have a tough life with the recession? Try this film to see what a really tough life is like! Beautifully filmed, well acted and skilfully timed. I recommend this this film very highly.
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4 out of 10 Beautiful
colette from Wicklow, 01 Feb 2011
A slow one, beautifully filmed and with great character acting. Based in war time europe, with class differences and nationalities leading to the diference between "making it" . . . or not
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4 out of 10 Excellent film
isobel from Dublin, 23 Sep 2010
If you are the type of person who likes art but not enough to study it, this is a great way to appreciate it as you learn about the person behind the creation! fabulous acting!
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4 out of 10 Very Moving Story
Lyn from Cork, 01 Apr 2010
This was a wonderfully made film about an artist I wasn't aware of before. Great stuff and deserves all the awards it has won.
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3.5 out of 10 Beautifully filmed and acted
laura from Dublin, 24 Jul 2013
Slow to get started, but once engrossed in the story you're hooked.
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What's it about....
The tragic story of French naïve painter Séraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (1864-1942), a humble servant who becomes a gifted self-taught painter. Discovered by prominent critic and collector William Uhde, she came to prominence between the wars grouped with other naïve painters like Henri Rouseau only to descend into madness and obscurity with the onset of the Great Depression and World War II.








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