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Mr. Turner (2014)

Mr. Turner explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies. Throughout this, he travels, paints, stays with the country aristocracy, visits brothels, is a popular if anarchic member of the Royal Academy of Arts, has himself strapped to the mast of a ship so that he can paint a snowstorm, and is both celebrated and reviled by the public and by royalty.
Genres:  BiographyDramaHistory
Actors:  Timothy SpallPaul Jesson
Directors:  Mike Leigh
Countries:  UKFranceGermany
Writers:  Mike Leigh
Runtime: 2h 30min
Release: 2014-10-31
IMDb: 6.8

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