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JMW Turner, played by Timothy Spall, was acknowledged as a 'master of light' and the film itself is suffused with unusual amounts of good light
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Painterly portrait of a modern master

Jan 9, 2015 5:50 AM

THERE are myriad pleasures to be had from watching Mr Turner, a biopic about the last 25 years of the 19th-century British painter JMW Turner, not least of which is an acute sense of being right there by the artist's side as he takes in a scene that will later be turned into one of his famous