Pollock (film)

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Pollock is a 2000 American independent biographical drama film centered on the life of American painter Jackson Pollock, his struggles with alcoholism, as well as his troubled marriage to his wife Lee Krasner. The film stars Ed Harris, Marcia Gay Harden, Jennifer Connelly, Robert Knott, Bud Cort, Molly Regan, and Sada Thompson, and was directed by Harris.

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Directed byEd Harris
Screenplay by
Based onJackson Pollock: An American Saga
by Steven Naifeh
Gregory White Smith
Produced byPeter M. Brant
CinematographyLisa Rinzler
Edited byKathryn Himoff
Music byJeff Beal
Distributed bySony Pictures Classics
Release dates
  • September 6, 2000 (2000-09-06) (VFF)
  • December 15, 2000 (2000-12-15) (United States)
Running time
122 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$10.5 million[1]

Marcia Gay Harden won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for portraying Lee Krasner. Ed Harris received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of Pollock. The film was a long-term personal project for Harris based on his reading of the 1989 biography Jackson Pollock: An American Saga, written by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith.

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