R | | Biography, Drama
Filming took a mere 50 days with a six-week layoff after forty days so Ed Harris could take time to gain thirty pounds and grow a beard.
Who's the greatest drummer in the world?
Sande Pollock: What?
Jackson Pollock: Krupa
When Jackson and Lee first go out to the barn, they discover that it was being used for storage and that, if cleaned out, it might make a suitable studio space. In reality, Jackson and Lee moved the empty barn to improve the view from the upper windows of their house. After moving the barn, Jackson started using it as a studio. This was probably done for the reasons that, since they were shooting on location, and moving the barn would have not only been much more expensive, it would have been illegal as it is a historic landmark.
$305,744 (USA) (18 February 2001)
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