The Moon and Sixpence

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The Moon and Sixpence

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The Moon and Sixpence

Release Date: October 27, 1942

Year    :   1942
Slogan    :   «Strange DREAMS - He had ideas he never told her about...He didn't dare!»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   David L. Loew Productions
Director    :   Albert Lewin
Producers    :   Stanley Kramer, David L. Loew, Ray Heinz
Writers    :   W. Somerset Maugham, Albert Lewin, Albert Lewin, Barbara Gray
RunTime    :   89 mins.
Budget    :   401000

Loosely inspired from Gauguin's life, the story of Charles Strickland, a middle-aged stockbrocker who abandons his middle-classed life, his family, his duties to start painting, what he has always wanted to do. He is from now on a awful human being, wholly devoted to his ideal: beauty.

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