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The agony and the ecstasy

Author: Carol ReedPhilip DunneCharlton HestonRex HarrisonDiane CilentoAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2005.
Series: Cinema classics collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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When Pope Julius II (Harrison) commissions Michelangelo (Heston) to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses. Virtually forced to do the job by Julius, he later destroys his own work and flees Rome. Eventually resumed, the project becomes a battle of wills fueled by the artistic and temperamental differences that form the core of this movie.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Historical films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Videorecordings
Named Person: Michelangelo Buonarroti; Michelangelo Buonarroti
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Reed; Philip Dunne; Charlton Heston; Rex Harrison; Diane Cilento; Harry Andrews; Alberto Lupo; Adolfo Celi; Alex North; Leon Shamroy; Irving Stone; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 156995682
Language Note: Dialogue in English with optional soundtracks in French and Spanish and optional subtitles in English and Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Also issued in the box set Studio Classics.
Based on the novel of the same title by Irving Stone.
Credits: Director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; film editor, Samuel E. Beetley ; music composed and conducted by Alex North ; art director, Jack Martin Smith ; production designed by John DeCuir ; set decoration, Dario Simoni ; costume designer, Vittorio Nino Novarese.
Cast: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews, Alberto Lupo, Adolfo Celi.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert in container.
Details: DVD, region 1; mono. and stereo.; widescreen presentation (aspect ratio: 2.20:1).
Contents: Bonus features include restoration comparison, teaser, trailer, Fox flix: The Bible --
The Robe --
Demetrius and the gladiators --
Satan never sleeps --
Hangman's curse.
Series Title: Cinema classics collection.
Responsibility: Twentieth Century Fox ; International Classics ; producer/director, Carol Reed ; screen story and screenplay, Philip Dunne.

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When Pope Julius II (Harrison) commissions Michelangelo (Heston) to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses. Virtually forced to do the job by Julius, he later destroys his own work and flees Rome. Eventually resumed, the project becomes a battle of wills fueled by the artistic and temperamental differences that form the core of this movie.

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