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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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CARAVAGGIO (2007) by Angelo Longoni

with Alessio Boni, Paolo Briguglia, Elena Sofia Ricci

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CARAVAGGIO (2007) by Angelo LongoniMichelangelo "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

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Info

Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Hours: 6:30 PM

Venue: IIC

Organized by: IIC

In collaboration with: LACMA

RSVP to rsvp.iicla@esteri.it by 1/27

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