In Your Face DVD
Eight films that take you inside the making of a portrait.
Members price: £17.95
Every portrait tells a story. In Your Face explores the making of a portrait through the eyes of both artist and sitter. Cross-cutting their often conflicting views of the encounter and of the final image itself, it tells a revealing and human story about self-image, vanity, power, vulnerability and creativity.
By award winning directors Bruno Wollheim and Christopher Swayne, makers of the best-selling David Hockney: A Bigger Picture and David Hockney: Double Portrait.
These films from the 18-part Channel 4 television series In Your Face use exclusive interviews to bring to life some of the most celebrated paintings from the National Portrait Gallery.
John Hurt by Stuart Pearson Wright
Neil and Glenys Kinnock by Andrew Tift
Sir Bobby Charlton by Peter Edwards
George Melly by Maggi Hambling
Mo Mowlam by John Keane
Germaine Greer by Paula Rego
P.D.James by Michael Taylor
Narrated by Alan Bennett, PORTRAIT follows the making of an official portrait by Tom Phillips of the ex-director of the National Portrait Gallery, Charles Saumarez-Smith. From first sketch to framed picture, a fascinating psychodrama develops over nine months of weekly sittings that reveals the vulnerabilities and vanities of both artist and sitter.
Picture Format 4.3
102 Minutes Approx.
Region code: 0
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