The private side of the 20th century's most renowned and influential painter is memorably brought to life by star Anthony Hopkins in this stirring Merchant-Ivory biodrama. Set in France in the '40s and '50s, the film follows the middle-aged Picasso's stormy relationship with one of his many mistresses, aspiring artist Françoise Gilot (Natasha McElhone). With Julianne Moore, and Joss Ackland as Henri Matisse. 125 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround stereo.