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Giordano Bruno (1973)

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)
... Sartori
... Orsini
... Fra Tragagliolo
Giuseppe Maffioli ... Arsenalotto
José Quaglio
Mark Burns ... Bellarmino
Mario Bardella
... Fra Celestino
Corrado Gaipa
Amerigo Alberani
... Fosca
Pier Giovanni Anchisi ... (as Piero Anghisi)
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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a manifesto
29 August 2017 | by See all my reviews

about freedom, knowledge, fight against prejudices. maybe, about the Church. Giordano Bruno becomes the symbol of the fight for ideas and ideals. for transform the philosophy as tool for everybody. for define the knowledge as supreme form of liberty. and for save an ideal, against the obstacles. a film who, for music and for the atmosphere, for the performance of Gian Maria Volonte and for the force of the last scenes, remains a must see. as political film, off course but, maybe more important, for the wise way to present and sustain ideals and force of faith. because, in fact, it is just a faith story. religious. but not only. the motif - the generous manner for give a touching, coherent and useful warning with universal impact.


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