Tuesday, January 29, 2013
CARAVAGGIO (2007) by Angelo Longoni
with Alessio Boni, Paolo Briguglia, Elena Sofia Ricci
Michelangelo "Michele" Merisi, born into a humble family in the town of Caravaggio (from which the future artist would derive his professional moniker). Cursed with a violent temper, Michele becomes as well known for his brawling as for his art, frequenting the seamier side of Rome and using its prostitutes and thieves as models, even for his religious paintings. Eventually, his art creates a fervent group of admirers, while his personal life establishes an equally dedicated battery of enemies.
In Italian with English subtitles
Cinematography: Vittorio Storaro.
Music: Luis Bacalov
In conjunction with the exhibition Bodies and Shadows: Caravaggio and His Legacy on view at LACMA through February 10, 2013
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Hours: 6:30 PM
Organized by: IIC
In collaboration with: LACMA
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