REVIEW – Final Portrait

Sometimes a film comes out that defies mainstream conventions so much that we describe them as “arthouse”. This term is given new meaning with Final Portrait – an arthouse film that focuses on the process of creating art, through the lens of Swiss surrealist Alberto Giacometti.

This is a film with many positives and things to recommend. But, as can often be the way with the arthouse, some useful conventions that may have been needed have been neglected, putting a dent in the end product.

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