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Okay, let's go.>> He was one of the 20th centuries greatest artist.>> Lower your chin.>> Alberto Giacometti living and working in Paris in the 1960s.>> Don't scratch.
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>> My God.>> No, no, no.>> James Lord turned his life into a book and now Stanley Tucci has turned that into a film. Making it's debut at this years Berlin film festival.>> I'm Reuters reporter Sara Mills at the world premiere of American director Stanley Tucci's new drama Final Portrait.
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It's one of several real life stories at this year's Berlin-Orly. This one looking at the work of Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti and the actor taking him on. None other than Oscar winner Jeffrey Rush.>> For Tucci, getting this project to the red carpet has been long in the making, funding, writing, and rights proving to be major obstacles.
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>> I wanted to make this movie for a long time. The story was so interesting to me. It was the perfect book about the creative process.>> In so many way, this movie was about art imitating life imitating art. Whether it be Alberto Giacometti process of destroying what he's doing to Stanley's process of going cut, cut, cut, cut, go back, go back, go back, and destroying the take and then going back and starting it all over again.
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>> Other biopics also premiering this week Jango, the true story of gypsy jazz star Jango Reinhardt. A great musician and a man persecuted by the Nazis. On Wednesday, Sally Hawkings and Ethan Hawk will be here for Maudy about Canadian artist Maude Lewis. Politics, music, and art, so often at the heart at the film festival here in Berlin.