At the turn of the sixteenth century, Michelangelo (Mark Frankel), Raphael (Andrea Prodan), and Leonardo Da Vinci (John Glover) create their masterpieces, while dealing with religious prosecution, political turmoil, and the discovery of America.
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"Leonardo da Vinci. The Genius in Milan" is a docufilm by Luca Lucini and Nico Malaspina. Through scenes of fiction and interviews with the greatest Leonardo da Vinci world experts, the ... See full summary »
The story of the brilliant Italian artist, sculptor, architect and engineer is told in this informative program. Leonardo's legacy to the world came in so many forms; in the breathtaking ... See full summary »
Slightly too flashy and snippy when the historical framework and Michelangelo's characteristics are concerned, this highly entertaining documentary succeeds best in revealing the hardships and setbacks that great Renaissance artist had to endure while creating some of the world's most famous works of art.
The process of hard artistic labour is well presented whereas the dramatized scenes prove to be rather lame just as it is the case with all those loutish soliloquies.
But still two compelling and informative hours.
7 out of 10 enervating Popes
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