The Wolf at the Door

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The Wolf at the Door ★★½ 1987 (R)

A well-appointed, sincere biography of impressionist Paul Gauguin in the middle period of life, during his transition from the petty demands of his Parisian life to the freedom of Tahiti. Not definitive or compelling, but serves the purpose of a biography—arousing interest in the subject's life and art. 90m/C VHS . DK FR Donald Sutherland, Jean Yanne, Sofie Grabol, Ghita Norby, Max von Sydow, Merete Voldstedlund, Fanny Bastien, Valerie Morea; D: Henning Carlsen; W: Christopher Hampton; M: Roger Bourland.