Expressionism Movies & Media Adaptations

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The 2000 film Pollock, starring Ed Harris, is a portrait of artist Jackson Pollock, a leader of the abstract expressionist painters popular during the 1940s and 1950s. The film is based on the biography Jackson Pollock: An American Saga by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith.

Mai Zetterling's 1981 documentary Stockholm presents a portrait of the Swedish city, its people, and their leaders. The film also includes a historical introduction to the works of Strindberg.

Actor Paul Robeson starred in the 1933 film adaptation of Eugene O'Neill's play The Emperor Jones.

The Norwegian Film Institute distributes director Unni Straume's film, Dreamplay, an adaptation of Strindberg's The Dream Play.

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