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Manet exhibition to hit cinemas

9 April 2013 Last updated at 00:05 BST

The Royal Academy has staged the biggest exhibition of Manet's work in the UK and now the show is about to hit cinemas.

On Thursday 11 April the film Manet: Portraying Life will be shown in a simulcast to 29 countries including Guatemala, Chile and Hungary.

The BBC's Ellie Davis went to find out how the Royal Academy made their exhibition into a feature film.

Video Journalist: Rachel Curtis