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The tumultuous and adventurous life of Michelangelo Merisi, controversial artist, called by Fate to become the immortal Caravaggio. A violent genius that will dare to defy the ideal vision ... See full summary »

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Angelo Longoni

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James Carrington (as James H. Carrington), Andrea Purgatori
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alessio Boni ... Caravaggio
Elena Sofia Ricci ... Costanza Colonna
Jordi Mollà ... Cardinal Del Monte
Paolo Briguglia Paolo Briguglia ... Mario Minniti
Claire Keim Claire Keim ... Fillide Melandroni
Benjamin Sadler ... Onorio Longhi
François Montagut ... Alof De Vignancourt
Francesc Garrido ... Cavalier Martelli
Paolo Giovannucci ... Giovanni De Ponte
Francesc Orella ... Peterzano
Mauro Marino Mauro Marino ... Priore
Luigi Diberti ... Scipione Borghese
Ricard Sadurní Ricard Sadurní ... Prosperino Orsi
Roberto Bisacco ... Rettore
Marta Bifano Marta Bifano ... Lucia Merisi
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The tumultuous and adventurous life of Michelangelo Merisi, controversial artist, called by Fate to become the immortal Caravaggio. A violent genius that will dare to defy the ideal vision of the world imposed by the Renaissance painters. A provoker that scandalized patrons and institutions, raising the altars the outcast figures he knew so well: drunkards, vagrants and prostitutes. Written by Anonymous

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Italian

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20 June 2009 (France) See more »

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Caravaggio, mestarin myrskyinen elämä See more »

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Belgrade, Serbia See more »

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(2 episodes)

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2.00 : 1
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Caravaggio's life, without great expectations
26 August 2018 | by chiaragiacobelliSee all my reviews

Shooting a movie about the life of Michelangelo Merisi is not something easy to do, considering the complexity of the character. This movie, composed by two parts, tries to show his life and adventures, exploring the behaviour and the interiority of the painter. It is a good idea, however the movie doesn't show a high quality. The screenshot and the dialogues are poor, sometimesbanal. The actors are not so talented, although Alessio Boni is not bad in this role: he probably worked hard and his performance is appreciable. The set and the photography could have been better, but the worst thing is that the real history of Caravaggio is not respected enough. A typical italian product, still far from foreign productions.


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