|aPainters and provence / |c Territoires communication et media, NHK Hi-Vision, with the participation of France Telecom, France Supervision ; a film by Charles de Lartigue ; executive producer, Nobao Isobe ; director of photography, Jacques Renoir.
|a1 videodisc (84 min.) :|bsd., col. with b&w sequences ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aOne of a series of films about painters who were inspired by the beauty of Provence. Focuses on the works achieved by Vincent Van Gogh while he was in Arles. After staging an inspirational exhibition of Japanese prints in Paris, Van Gogh declared, "I am in Japan here. Arles, or the island of the rising sun! Provence is the equivalent of Japan. The future of new art is in Provence." Suggested audience: secondary, general.