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Seine at Argenteuil

Movie: Vanilla Sky
Painting: Seine at Argenteuil
Author: Claude Monet
About the film
Cast: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Kurt Russell, Cameron Diaz, Jason Lee, Noah Taylor, Timothy Spall, Tilda Swinton
Actors in scene: Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz
Country (movie): USA, Spain
Genres: thriller, sci-fi, romans
Director: Cameron Crowe
Writers: Alejandro Amenábar, Cameron Crowe, Mateo Gil
Time of scene: 00:23:42
Release year: 2001
About the painting
Title: Seine at Argenteuil
Author: Claude Monet
Date of creation: 1872
Style: unrecognized
Size: medium
Artist's country: France
Room: salon, living room, hallway
Room colors: white, brown
Theme: landscape
Color: green, blue
Additional information:

Early in the film, the main character mentions Monet’s “vanilla sky” in a painting. The Monet painting depicted in the film is “Seine at Argenteuil”, as can be seen clearly in the birthday scene at David’s house. During much of the film, the skies are all “vanilla”, just as in Monet’s painting(s) — perhaps a little too much like the painting(s). That is the only clue that we are in a fantasy film about simulated reality, because the film seems to be about modern life and a successful womanizer who becomes the victim of a Fatal Attraction. Read more: Vanilla Sky – Encyclopedia