Artemisia

Starring: Michel Serrault & Valentina Cervi Director: Agnes Merlet  Rated: R: Restricted
Her passion for her art changed the face of history.
Rating 2.8
41 ratings
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1997
  • Label: Miramax
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - French
    • Subtitles - English - Optional
  • Interactive Features:
    • Interactive Menus
    • Scene Access

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 05/08/1998
"...[A] handsomely photographed film....The acting is satisfyingly full-blooded..."
Box Office - 04/01/1998
"...Merlet gets fine performances from Serrault and Manojlovic..."
Premiere - 05/01/1998
"...Merlet's sure-handed direction gracefully translates the power and danger of baroque art from its antique canvas to a modern one..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 05/15/1998
"...[Cervi's] intelligence, despite everything else, is the most attractive thing about her..."

Product Description:

The true story of Artemisia Gentileschi, the beautiful and talented daughter of one of Italy's most acclaimed painters. Forbidden to follow her passion for painting, despite her own incredible talent, Artemisia convinces the renowned and unconventional artist Agostino Tassi to take her under his wing. Agostino initiates her into a treacherous world of painting, sex, and love that ultimately threatens the elite powers of Artemisia's time. 1997 Golden Globe Nominee: Best Foreign Film.

Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.:

Artemisia
A widely acclaimed critical favorite honored with a Golden Globe nomination as Best Foreign Language Film, ARTEMISIA is the highly provocative true story of a young woman whose bold pursuit of artistic freedom and physical desire threatened the elite powers of her time! Artemisia Gentileschi, the beautiful and talented daughter of one of Italy's greatest painters, is forbiden to fully pursue her own passion for painting. When she convinces a renowned and unconventional artist to tutor her, however, he not only liberates her in the world of art, but initiates her into the treacherous world of sex and love! Following the controversy of a theatrical release that saw the original NC-17 rating overturned on appeal, Miramax Films is proud to present this important and powerful motion picture complete and unedited!

Plot Keywords:

Art / Artists | Italy | Romance | Theatrical Release

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