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The Agony and the Ecstasy

The battle of wills between Michelangelo and Pope Julius II over the artist's painting of the Sistine Chapel ceiling is turned into a sumptuous historical drama with great performances from stars Charlton Heston and Rex Harrison. The spectacular recreation of the chapel is incredible. Based on Irving Stone's novel.

Year: 1965
Genre: Drama, Classic Drama, True Stories, Art and Artists on Film, Based on..., Classic Cinema
Country: Italy, USA
Director: Carol Reed
Starring: Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento
Duration: 134 Minutes
Rating: G
7.2/10
Location in store: Classic Drama

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