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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


F. Murray Abraham

Ramsey Nasr

Kate Moran

Giulio Berruti






18 strong sexualised nudity, sexual violence, very strong language







Production company

Kasander Film Company

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