Renoir at the Historic Theater

The Music HallGet ready to be captivated by the allure of art and the artist’s muse as the film Renoir takes center stage at the Historic Theater on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 7:30 in the evening.

Renoir is a 2012 French drama film based on the last years of Renoir at Cagnes-sur-Mer during World War I. The film was directed by Gilles Bourdos and competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival.

The film tells the forgotten story of Andree Heuschling, also known as Catherine Hessling, who was the last model of impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir and the first actor in the films of his son, the film director Jean Renoir. Andree was the link between two famous and widely acclaimed artists, a father and son. As the father is at the end of his brilliant career, the son is still searching for himself, his great career as one of the most celebrated movie directors having not yet begun. The film is set in the south of France during World War I and stars Michel Bouquet, Christa Theret, Thomas Doret and Vincent Rottiers.

Tickets for the show are sold at $9 for adults and $7 for seniors, students, and the military.

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