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Leonora Carrington: The Lost Surrealist

Film about artist Leonora Carrington who worked alongside Max Ernst, Andre Breton and Pablo Picasso in Paris at the height of surrealism, yet lived out her days in Mexico City.

British surrealist Leonora Carrington was a key part of the surrealist movement during its heyday in Paris and yet, until recently, remained a virtual unknown in the country of her birth. This film explores her dramatic evolution from British debutante to artist in exile, living out her days in Mexico City, and takes us on a journey into her darkly strange and cinematic world.

58 minutes

Last on

Tue 3 Aug 2021 01:10


Role Contributor
Producer Rachel Hooper
Director Teresa Griffiths
Executive Producer Angus MacQueen
Executive Producer Emma Cahusac
Editor Adam Finch
Interviewed Guest Tere Arcq
Interviewed Guest Betty Aridjis
Interviewed Guest Homero Aridjis
Interviewed Guest Gabriel Carrington
Interviewed Guest Paul Carrington
Interviewed Guest Miguel Escobedo
Interviewed Guest Joanna Moorhead
Interviewed Guest Antony Penrose
Interviewed Guest Elena Poniatowska
Narrator Teresa Griffiths
Narrator Lizzie Wells