Words and Pictures

An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.

Directed by: Fred Schepisi Susan Lambie Karin Behrenz Eddy Santos Richard Cowan
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance,
Production Company: Lascaux Films, Latitude Productions, American Entertainment Investors,

Words and Pictures - Is a man worth more than his words, a woman worth more than her pictures? - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 22-05-2014
  • Runtime: 111 Minutes
  • Popularity: 6.44
  • Vote Count: 173
  • IMDB Rating: 6.5
  • Budget: USD 0
  • Revenue: USD 3,346,257
  • Region: Australia ( AU ), Canada ( CA ), United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Character
Clive Owen - Azwaad Movie Database Clive Owen Jack Marcus
Juliette Binoche - Azwaad Movie Database Juliette Binoche Dina Delsanto
Bruce Davison - Azwaad Movie Database Bruce Davison Walt
Adam DiMarco - Azwaad Movie Database Adam DiMarco Swint
Valerie Tian - Azwaad Movie Database Valerie Tian Emily
Navid Negahban - Azwaad Movie Database Navid Negahban Rashid
Amy Brenneman - Azwaad Movie Database Amy Brenneman Elspeth
Keegan Connor Tracy - Azwaad Movie Database Keegan Connor Tracy Ellen
Andrew McIlroy - Azwaad Movie Database Andrew McIlroy Roy Loden
Tanaya Beatty - Azwaad Movie Database Tanaya Beatty Tammy
Photo Name Department
Juliette Binoche-Art Juliette Binoche Art (Painter)
Deborah Aquila-Production Deborah Aquila Production (Casting)
Patrizia von Brandenstein-Art Patrizia von Brandenstein Art (Production Design)
Peter Honess-Editing Peter Honess Editing (Editor)
Tim Monich-Crew Tim Monich Crew (Dialect Coach)
James Steuart-Art James Steuart Art (Assistant Art Director)
Ian Baker-Camera Ian Baker Camera (Director of Photography)
Maureen Webb-Production Maureen Webb Production (Casting)
Gerald Di Pego-Writing Gerald Di Pego Writing (Screenplay)
Gerald Di Pego-Production Gerald Di Pego Production (Producer)

See Full Cast & Crew of Words and Pictures


Clive Owen is a barely functioning alcoholic English teacher at a small upscale prep school, who has lost his passion for writing and teaching. He's circling the drain of life, his job and his family relationships are hanging by a thread. But he is still passionate about the written word and the English language even if he is having trouble connecting with most of his students Enter Juliette Binoche as a well known and successful painter with a frosty temperament, who is suffering from severe rheumatoid arthritis and has taken a teaching position at the small school. An instant antagonistic, flirtatious friendship is formed, as the two teachers inspire their students into a battle over which is more important, words or pictures, and in doing so inspire themselves. A fairly average film that is elevated by the engaging performances of the two leads, who have great chemistry together. It's probably not going to change your life, but it is entertaining as a more intelligent romantic comedy/drama.

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