The Agony and the ecstasy [videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox ; International Classics ; producer/director, Carol Reed ; screen story and screenplay, Philip Dunne.

Contributor(s): Andrews, Harry, 1911-1989 | Celi, Adolfo, 1922-1986 | Cilento, Diane | Harrison, Rex | Heston, Charlton | Lupo, Alberto | North, Alex | Reed, Carol, 1906-1976 | Stone, Irving, 1903-1989. Agony and the ecstasy | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, IncMaterial type: FilmFilmSeries: Cinema classics collectionPublication details: Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2005. Edition: Widescreen versionDescription: 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inSubject(s): Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Drama | Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City) -- DramaGenre/Form: Biographical films. | Feature films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Historical films.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1997 | .A36 2005Production credits: Music composed and conducted by Alex North ; director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; art director, Jack Martin Smith ; production designed by John DeCuir ; film editor, Samuel E. Beetley.Cast: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews, Alberto Lupo, Adolfo Celi.Summary: 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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Based on the novel of the same title by Irving Stone.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.

Music composed and conducted by Alex North ; director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; art director, Jack Martin Smith ; production designed by John DeCuir ; film editor, Samuel E. Beetley.

Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews, Alberto Lupo, Adolfo Celi.

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.

Not rated.

DVD.

In English, French or Spanish with subtitles in English or Spanish ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

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