Agony and Ecstasy [FILM SCREENING]

February 24, 2013 I Utsha Foundation For Contemporary Art, VR-39, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Director: Carol Reed

 

The Agony and the Ecstasy is a 1965 American film directed by Carol Reed, starring Charlton Heston as Michelangelo and Rex Harrison as Pope Julius II. The film was partly based on Irving Stone's biographical novel of the same name. This film deals with the conflicts of Michelangelo and Pope Julius II during the painting of the Sistine Chapel's ceiling. It also features a soundtrack co-written by prolific composers Alex North and Jerry Goldsmith.

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