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Mr. Turner
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Mr. Turner (2014) - Movie Details

Drama
150 min.
Release Date
December 19, 2014 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
May 5, 2015 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
150 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for some sexual content

"Mr. Turner" explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies. Throughout this, he travels, paints, stays with the country aristocracy, visits brothels, is a popular if anarchic member... Full synopsis »

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You’ll hate it, they said, “they” being the other critics who know my disdain for long movies where not a lot happens. And for movies about artists. They were wrong. Mr. Turner, about mid-1800’s painter J.M.W. Turner, is a surprisingly engrossing drama… despite being long and not much happening. Full movie review »
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