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Surviving Picasso (1996)

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125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

The passionate Merchant Ivory drama tells the story of Françoise Gilot (Natascha McElhone), the only lover of Pablo Picasso (Sir Anthony Hopkins) who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty, and move on with her life.
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Director
Writers
Arianna Huffington (book "Picasso: Creator and Destroyer") (as Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington) | Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (screenplay)
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$16,000,000
Opening weekend
$87,054
Gross (US & Canada)
$2,021,348
Gross (World)
$2,021,348
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Release date
Sep 20, 1996 (United States)

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68 cast members
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Anthony Hopkins
Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso   See fewer
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Natascha McElhone
Françoise Gilot Françoise Gilot   See fewer
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Julianne Moore
Dora Maar Dora Maar   See fewer
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Joss Ackland
Henri Matisse Henri Matisse   See fewer
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Peter Eyre
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Peter Gerety
Marcel Marcel   See fewer
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Susannah Harker
Marie-Thérèse Marie-Thérèse   See fewer
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Jane Lapotaire
Olga Picasso Olga Picasso   See fewer
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Joseph Maher
Kahnweiler Kahnweiler   See fewer
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Bob Peck
Françoise's Father Françoise's Father   See fewer
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Diane Venora
Jacqueline Jacqueline   See fewer
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Dominic West
Paulo Picasso Paulo Picasso   See fewer
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Joan Plowright
Françoise's Grandmother Françoise's Grandmother   See fewer
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Allegra Di Carpegna
Geneviève (as Allegra di Carpegna) Geneviève (as Allegra di Carpegna)   See fewer
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Jacky Pratoussy
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6.4 / 10 | 6,502 votes