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El Greco (2007)

The story of the uncompromising artist and fighter for freedom, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, known to the world as "El Greco".

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Cast

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Nick Clark Windo ...
El Greco (as Nick Ashdon)
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Jerónima de las Cuevas
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Nikolos
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Titian
Dimitra Matsouka ...
Francesca
Dina Konsta ...
Maid
Giorgos Hristodoulou ...
Duke Da Rimi (as Yorgos Christodoulou)
Dimitris Kallivokas ...
Chacon
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Father Paravicino
Fermí Reixach ...
Don Miguel de las Cuevas (as Fermi Reixac)
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Cardinal
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Manousos (as Theo Zoumpoulidis)
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Titian's Assistant (as Yorgos Karamichos)
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Auctioneer (as Renos Charalampidis)
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The story of the uncompromising artist and fighter for freedom, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, known to the world as "El Greco".

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Can Darkness Win Light?

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Biography | Drama

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22 May 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El Greco - El último desafío a Dios  »

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Trivia

Sotiris Moustakas agreed to participate in the film only if he was not getting paid, because he knew you was going to die soon. See more »

Goofs

Just after the battle, the wound on El Greco father's forehead changes places between shots, from left forehead to just over his eyebrow. See more »

Quotes

El Greco: [During his trial for heresy] I call in Grand Inquisitor, Cardinal Nino de Guevara. And I call him to testify. Why has he asked a blasphemous heretic to paint his portrait?
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Siga-siga vrehei o Theos
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Performed by Chania Cretan Madares
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Big budgets don't make great movies always.
12 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

I wanted to see this movie. The one with the highest budget in all Greek history. Well.. I still don't knowing where all that money was spent.

It lacks of almost everything. No good dialogues, good actors wasted due to a, being good, a very poor script. It's a voice in off who tells you most part of the story... why do you want actors then I asked.

Probably the customs, colours and music is the only thing you can remember after watching it but not enough. I wanted to stop the movie several times cause is so superficial. You don't get involved at all with any of the characters, not with the story. Actually you don't care about El Greco after 20 min watching it.

I could feel the same frustration when I saw "El Capitán Alatriste". The Spanish movie with the highest budget ever in this country. Very, very disappointing. El Greco is, with all my respects, The Greek-Crap.


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