About the film
The Moon and Sixpence
Release Date: October 27, 1942
|Slogan||:||«Strange DREAMS - He had ideas he never told her about...He didn't dare!»|
|Production Companies||:||David L. Loew-Albert Lewin|
|Producers||:||Stanley Kramer, David L. Loew, Ray Heinz|
|Writers||:||W. Somerset Maugham, Albert Lewin, Albert Lewin, Barbara Gray|
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.