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Una vita scellerata (1990)

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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.

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Malka Ribowska ...
Catherine De Medici's grandmother
Jean-Paul Muel ...
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Ennio Fantastichini ...
Cosimo De Medici
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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.

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5 May 1990 (Italy)  »

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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!


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