Iconic Movie Scenes That Were Actually Inspired By Famous Paintings

It’s a glorious day when you find out which movie scenes were inspired by world-renowned paintings. Thanks to Azerbaijan-born filmmaker, Vugar Efendi, you get a side-by-side comparison of a dozen movie scenes and the original painting that inspired it.

The series titled, Film Meets Art reveals examples from all sorts of films including “Django Unchained” to “Lost in Translation.” and “There Will Be Blood.”

“All art forms feed off from each other, and film is no different… Art inspires cinema, cinema inspires art,” Efendi writes. “As lover of both, I just wanted to look into films that are inspired by famous paintings throughout history. There are plenty of movies more to include…”

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Film Meets Art from Vugar Efendi on Vimeo.

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