Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, ... See full summary »

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Giordano Bruno (as Gianmaria Volonte)
Hans Christian Blech ...
Sartori
Mathieu Carrière ...
Orsini
Renato Scarpa ...
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Giuseppe Maffioli ...
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José Quaglio
Mark Burns ...
Mario Bardella
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Fra Celestino
Corrado Gaipa
Hans Caninenberg
Amerigo Alberani
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Giancarlo Badessi
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Flying from his enemies in the Catholic Church, the free thinking philosopher, poet and scientist Giordano Bruno (1548-1600) has found some protection in Venice. But the Roman Inquisition, fearing his influence in Europe, wants to bring him on trial for 'heresy'. Written by fa404748 (Gent, Belgium)

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8 August 2004 | by (Bucharest, Romania) – See all my reviews

First of all, this movie is extremely boring. Secondly, it is hilariously absurd, lacks any brim of realism and is extremely poorly acted. Barbariously simplifying the life and the trial of Giordano Bruno, it practically says nothing at all about the personality and the ideas of this important scientist and philosopher. All that it offers are some garments supposedly (and most surely) belonging to that age and some stupid sentences uttered by all characters (of course, mainly by Giordano Bruno), suffocated by clichés and "philosophy" that one could hear daily in all sort of circumstances, all of them worse than mediocre. One of the worst movies I've ever seen (watching it three or four times a year would be more than incomprehensible)


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