MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 20,139 this week

Una vita scellerata (1990)

7.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.8/10 from 59 users  
Reviews: 2 user

The story of Benvenuto Cellinin (1500 - 1571), a soldier and one of the most important craftsmen and artists of Renaissance Italy whose life was marked by many achievements and adventures, but also crimes.

Director:

Writers:

(autobiography Vita di Benvenuto Cellini), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 64 titles
created 25 Sep 2013
 
a list of 35 titles
created 21 Nov 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 50 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Una vita scellerata (1990)

Una vita scellerata (1990) on IMDb 7.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Una vita scellerata.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Testimony (1988)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The story of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.

Director: Tony Palmer
Stars: Ben Kingsley, Sherry Baines, Magdalen Asquith
Slipstream (1989)
Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Lisberger
Stars: Bob Peck, Mark Hamill, Kitty Aldridge
Oviri (1986)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

This biographical film, based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin (Donald Sutherland), follows the painter as he returns to Paris after a long stay in Tahiti and must confront his ... See full summary »

Director: Henning Carlsen
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jean Yanne
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

1908: Pascali, a spy for the Sultan, sends reports to Istanbul that nobody reads. His suspicions are roused when a British archeologist appears, who may not be quite what he seems.

Director: James Dearden
Stars: Ben Kingsley, Charles Dance, Kevork Malikyan
Biography | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A biographical portrayal of Simon Wiesenthal, famous Nazi Hunter. From his imprisonment in a Nazi Concentration Camp, the film follows his liberation and his rise to become one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gibson
Stars: Ben Kingsley, Renée Soutendijk, Craig T. Nelson
Lenin: The Train (TV Movie 1988)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

March 1917. The first world war is already a couple year to pace. A sealed train with Russian emigrants keeps on driving from Germany and Sweden to Saint-Petersburg. The outlaws stand under... See full summary »

Director: Damiano Damiani
Stars: Ben Kingsley, Leslie Caron, Dominique Sanda
Silas Marner (TV Movie 1985)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

When a respectable weaver is wrongfully accused of theft, he becomes a virtual hermit until his own fortune is stolen and an orphaned child is found on his doorstep.

Director: Giles Foster
Stars: Ben Kingsley, Jenny Agutter, Patrick Ryecart
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

In the 19th century Europe, an aging scheming couple decides to manipulate and seduce a couple of young newlyweds in love, just for the fun of it.

Director: Fabio Carpi
Stars: Marie-Christine Barrault, Ben Kingsley, Ann-Gisel Glass
Oxen (1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In desperation brought on by near-starvation, Helge Roos kills his master's ox and feeds it to his wife and baby daughter. No-one suspects anything until the meat is finished and Helge ... See full summary »

Director: Sven Nykvist
Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Ewa Fröling, Erland Josephson
Romeo.Juliet (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The tale centers on an eccentric bag lady who rescues the stray cats of Venice and puts them on a boat to set sail for the new world.

Director: Armondo Linus Acosta
Stars: John Hurt, Robert Powell, Francesca Annis
The Best Intentions (TV Mini-Series 1991)
Biography | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Stars: Samuel Fröler, Pernilla August, Ghita Nørby
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In april 1944, an allied agent is sent to France in order to rescue an "overlord" captured by the Germans. (An "overlord" is one of the few men who knew the date and place of the "D" day). ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Sanger
Stars: Ed Harris, Max von Sydow, Horst Buchholz
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu ...
...
Governor
...
Porzia / Sulpizia
Maurizio Donadoni ...
Rosso Fiorentino
Florence Pernel ...
Catherine
Pamela Villoresi ...
Fiore
Marne Maitland ...
Blind cardinal
Luigi Di Fiore ...
Pierluigi Farnese
Lorenza Guerrieri ...
Faustina
Sara Bertelà ...
Malka Ribowska ...
Catherine De Medici's grandmother
Jean-Paul Muel ...
Judge
Ennio Fantastichini ...
Cosimo De Medici
Edit

Storyline

The story of Benvenuto Cellinin (1500 - 1571), a soldier and one of the most important craftsmen and artists of Renaissance Italy whose life was marked by many achievements and adventures, but also crimes.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

5 May 1990 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

A Violent Life  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The best reconstruction of Renaissance
27 April 2001 | by See all my reviews



A Wonderful series about a great artist -sculptor, painter, musician, soldier - in sum a men of Renaissance.

Very accurate in costumes and historical events - sack of Rome by the imperial army and the construction of the artistic masterpiece Perseus.

Probably the best reconstruction of Renaissance ever made!


8 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Una vita scellerata (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?