What art fan has not dreamed of leading a bohemian life, living in the historic streets of Venice, or in Paris, in the Montmartre district? Who has not been motivated after seeing a film that is overflowing with creativity?
These great movies and series will make you temporarily escape to those idyllic settings, where life is art in every corner. Charming neighborhoods, fantastic characters, brilliant storylines… let’s get started!
A classic for lovers of the bohemian life. This French romantic comedy directed by Jean – Pierre Jeunet and starring Audrey Tautou is set in the Montmartre district of Paris, one of the artistic centers par excellence in the whole world. It is very motivating to see the simplicity and great creative talent of Amélie, as well as her determination to achieve the happiness of others anonymously.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
This film exudes creativity and color in every scene, as in every eccentric Tim Burton movie. It is the adaptation of the famous novel by Roald Dahl and stars Johnny Depp brilliantly. Fun and art in abundance.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
The genius Woody Allen delights us with this true bohemian movie. Its protagonists, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Scarlett Johansson, transport us to the most emotional side of the artists, whose ins and outs will have us hooked until the end of the film.
This is art (2017 – present)
This masterful informative series, guided by the communicator Ramon Gener, immerses us in the history of art through emotions, being really easy and fun learning concepts that could be dense. You will end up effortlessly understanding and appreciating the most famous works of art of all time. A series that no art lover should miss.
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Dramatic film produced by Steven Spielberg that won three Oscars, one of them for Best Art Direction. And it is that, every detail is taken care of in this story, that transports us to the time of the geishas, true traditional Japanese artists. The film shows us their rituals for dressing and putting on makeup, their dance and music classes, as well as their delicate behavior in society, especially in the famous tea ceremony.
Midnight in Paris (2011)
Another classic directed by the mythical Woody Allen. In this case, this romantic movie takes us to the bohemian city of Paris of the 20s, waste of creativity and beauty. Brilliantly starring Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard, and Rachel McAdams.
Da Vinci’s Demons (2013-2015)
This series combines historical, fantastic and dramatic elements, showing us the life of the genius Leonardo da Vinci. Set in 15th century Renaissance Florence, it delights us with the history of the Medici family, how they valued art, and how Leonardo develops his great ideas.
Another quintessential classic that no art lover should miss. It is an animated film based on puppets (it is said that around 227 were built to represent the different characters), directed by Tim Burton. Its protagonist is Jack Skellington, a famous skeleton that has resulted in a large amount of merchandising, produced by millions of artists around the world, in the form of fanart.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Another great movie set in the Parisian bohemian life of the year 1900, at the famous Moulin Rouge cabaret. It is a musical, whose soundtrack is known worldwide. Starring Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor, it is, without a doubt, an unforgettable love story that will have us glued to the screen until the end.
Genius Picasso (Season 2 of the series, 2008)
Genius is an American series produced by National Geographic which tells of the life of a notable person in each season. In the second season of the same, talks about the life of the great Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, played by Antonio Banderas. It is curious to see how Picasso left his university artistic career, to join a circle of artists who love the bohemian life.
What are you waiting for to start immersing yourself fully in the most bohemian life?