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CALVET: Q&A with director Dominic Allan

Thursday 8th December, 2011

An editing tour de force that must be experienced on the big screen. Jean Marc Calvet abandoned his family, robbed a Miami mobster, then hid out in Central America before descending into a drug-fuelled frenzy, painting the walls of his house like a man possessed. Now a successful artist who sells for five figures, Calvet sets out to make peace with his past.

Find out what drew director Dominic Allan to the life of French painter Jean Marc Calvet in this post-screening Q&A.

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Trailer

"An astonishing true story, will stay with you forever" - Daily Express

"Powerful, riveting, inspiring... an emotional roller coaster" - Daily Telegraph

Official Selection: Edinburgh Festival 2011

Official Selection: Sheffield DocFest 2011

Official Selection: NYC DocFest 2011