• Released
  • March 29, 2013
  • (NY & LA Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 51 min
  • Drama
  • 32 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Andrée becomes Pierre-Auguste Renoir's last model in 1915 after his wife dies.

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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
The movie, like its subject, refuses to stir up unnecessary melodrama. There are many small conflicts and psychological undercurrents, but...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Like the paintings of the master, Renoir is beautiful to look at, but it would be a mistake to call the film (or its subject) shallow.
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Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
One would expect a film about French artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir to look beautiful, to be shot in warm, sumptuous colors. And one would...
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Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
Renoir is a lush, involving film.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Renoir may be too decorous, but it’s about decoration — the intense beauty of surfaces.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Photography — and thus filmmaking — is painting with light. The connection is illuminated in the lovely Renoir, a twilight-years biography...
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Renoir is so beautiful, and so intelligently conceived, that you keep waiting, in vain, for a bit of fire to break out in the narrative.
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By Mark Jenkins
Renoir doesn't present a particularly dynamic tale, and its attempts at stage-like drama — notably the sometimes epigrammatic dialogue —...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Gilles Bourdos’s film is more conventional than its mould-breaking subjects deserve.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Kyle MacMillan
Bourdos’ high-minded aspirations are obvious, but his visually satisfying film is dramatically elusive.
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Rated R | For Brief Language and Sequence of Art-Related Nudity