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Leonardo Da Vinci  The Tragic Pursuit of Perfection
Leonardo Da Vinci  The Tragic Pursuit of Perfection

Leonardo Da Vinci The Tragic Pursuit of Perfection 1953

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Leonardo Da Vinci The Tragic Pursuit of Perfection 1953

26 mins United Kingdom Director. Enrico Fulchignoni

Extraordinary subjects require extraordinary means. This film takes some interesting visual steps to compress a theory on the life, work and genius of Leonardo into a half-hour documentary. Based on a wide-ranging survey of his sketches and paintings, carefully conceived sequences use the art to investigate the man, while the overwrought voiceover wallows in the myth.

The best scenes give free reign to the progressive musique concrète soundtrack by French composers Pierre Henry and Pierre Schaeffer, pioneers of experimental and electronic music.

Directed by

Enrico Fulchignoni

Featuring

Alan Badel

Genres

Documentary Biopic

Tags

Drawing (fine art) Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519) Renaissance painting Italian painting

Collection

The Arts on Film

Released

1953

Country

United Kingdom

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