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Caravaggio / Alessio Boni, Elena Sofia Ricci, Jordi Molla

Release Date: 09/07/2010 
Label:  eOne   Catalog #: 6810  
Composer:  Luis Enriquez Bacalov
Conductor:  Luis Enriquez Bacalov
Number of Discs: 1 
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Not to be confused with the 1986 Derek Jarman-directed biopic of the same name, this Italian-language dramatization of the life of controversial artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610) was helmed by Angelo Longoni and shot by Vittorio Storaro (LAST TANGO IN PARIS). It stars Alessio Boni in the title role, and a cast including Elena Sofia Ricci, Paolo Briguglia and Claire Keim. The film relays how Caravaggio - a man driven by passion, intensity and lust - also grappled with violence and an overwhelming love for prostitute Fillide Melandroni (Keim) - an obsession that prompted the artist's downfall.

Director: Angelo Longoni
Director of Photography: Vittorio Storaro
Screenwriter: James
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Screenwriter: Andrea Purgatori
Star: Jordi Molla
Star: Paolo Briguglia
Star: Alessio Boni
Star: Sofia Ricci

Running Time:
211 minutes
Color: Color
Language: Italian
Subtitles: English Read less

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Caravaggio by Luis Enriquez Bacalov
Conductor:  Luis Enriquez Bacalov

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