What made 19th-century French painter Gustave Courbet depict the world around him with such naturalistic clarity? Learn about the influential artist─who doggedly pursued realism on the canvas and painted for profit while struggling with poverty─in this fascinating documentary. The program also features the short films "The Origin of the World" (1996) and "A Dead Man's Place" (1996), which explore the notoriety of two well-known Courbet works. 108 min. total. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, French Dolby Digital stereo, German Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English; bonus short. In English, French, and German with English subtitles.