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The Lovers of Montparnasse is a french film of genre Drama directed by Jacques Becker released in USA on 28 february 1961 with Gérard Philipe

The Lovers of Montparnasse (1958)

The Lovers of Montparnasse
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Released in USA 28 february 1961
Length 1h43
Directed by ,    
Genres Drama,    Biography,    Romance
Rating74% 3.7374253.7374253.7374253.7374253.737425

The Lovers of Montparnasse (French: Les Amants de Montparnasse), also known as Montparnasse 19, is a 1958 French-Italian drama film chronicling the last year of the life of the Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani who worked and died in abject poverty in the Montparnasse Quarter of Paris, France.

It was originally directed by Max Ophüls, but he died of rheumatic heart disease while shooting interiors on the film, so his name was credited as dedicatee; his friend Jacques Becker took over after Ophüls's death and completed filming.

There are at least two versions of the film; the longer version is about 2 hours long and has more scenes featuring the character of Léopold Zborowski.


Le film raconte les dernières années d'Amedeo Modigliani, de la fin de la Première Guerre mondiale à sa mort en 1920, à Montparnasse, qui est à l’époque en plein essor artistique.


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