This utterly beguiling biopic about a cleaning lady with the arty gifts of a Van Gogh is just a bit distinctive. So, while the film moves in leisurely fashion, the earth of is not, as a war on the horizon bidding change everything as realism is being replaced by modernism after that beyond in the art earth. Martin ProvostMarc Abdelnour.
Yolande Moreau plays the industrious although touched washerwoman-turned-painter Séraphine de Senlis with an open-faced conviction so as to is almost unnerving in its intensity. Seraphine is rare all the rage its sympathetic focus on a laborer, yet refined in its execution. Mark Abell Super Assessor. Period drama uses the "tortured genius" blueprint to tell the story of Séraphine Louis, a mentally disturbed housekeeper, with a secret passion to paint. Along with these crude and raw tools, the nascent, budding artist created tableaux of floral arrangements absolutely unlike any seen before.