The tragic story of French naïve painter Séraphine Louis aka Séraphine de Senlis (1864-1942), a humble servant who becomes a gifted self-taught painter. Discovered by prominent critic and collector William Uhde, she came to prominence between the wars grouped with other naïve painters like Henri Rouseau only to descend into madness and obscurity with the onset of the Great Depression and World War II.
Cast: Yolande Moreau, Ulrich Tukur, Anne Benoît, Serge Larivière, Françoise Lebrun
Directed by: Martin Provost
Written by: Martin Provost
Opens: Jun 05, 2009 NY/LA