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Tintoretto: A Rebel in Venice

Documentary 1h 30m 2020

Documentary telling the story of the painter Jacopo Robusti, known as Tintoretto - the last great artist of the Italian Renaissance.

The enchanting narrative voice of Helena Bonham Carter takes the viewer on a journey from the early years of Tintoretto’s artistic career until his death in 1594 in Vienna, the city that inspired and challenged him. Also explores the rivalry among the most important Venetian artists of the 16th century and how the plague deeply affected the city and its art world. An absorbing documentary revealing the restless spirit of an artist David Bowie described as a “proto rockstar”.

Language

English

Subtitles

English

Country

Italy

Studio

Limelight

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