“The artist simply gives shape to his own dreams.” – reads from Rodin’s personal journal. Three times he applied for admission to The Academy of Fine Arts and he was three times refused. But as a forefather of great modern sculpturehe found his own way to represent and dramatize the human body.
This feature-length documentary provides a unique insight into the sculptor genius’ personality and working methods – told through Rodin’s own notebooks and letters.
This inspiring film profile explores Rodin’s inner and creative world. His fascination with form and transformation, dance and women… Journal quotes make the film’s tone intimate, leaving the viewer unbiased by interpretation. Provides a depthful overview of his working life, discussing methodology and material use as well as his professional evolvement from traditionally schooled craft-man into the experimental sculptor of his time.