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Goltzius and the Pelican Company
Goltzius and the Pelican Company

Goltzius and the Pelican Company 2014

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Goltzius and the Pelican Company 2014 18

128 mins Netherlands Director. Peter Greenaway

In 16th-century France, Dutch artist Goltzius stages a series of erotic dramatisations illustrating sexual taboos from the Old Testament, in order to persuade his patron to fund a printing press.

The latest work from the celebrated and controversial director Peter Greenaway (recent recipient of a lifetime achievement award at the BAFTAs) brilliantly showcases his legendary trademarks for breath-taking visual framing and provocative subject-matters, in a film almost certainly destined to delight, disturb and divide audiences. (Please note that although this is an English-language film it is subtitled in English by default due to heavy accents.)

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Directed by

Peter Greenaway

Featuring

F. Murray Abraham

Ramsey Nasr

Kate Moran

Giulio Berruti

Genres

Biographical

Collection

Sex

Certificate

18 strong sexualised nudity, sexual violence, very strong language

Released

2014

Country

Netherlands

Language

English

Production company

Kasander Film Company

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