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Una vita scellerata (1990)

The story of Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571), a soldier and one of the most important craftsmen and artists of Renaissance Italy, whose life was marked by many achievements and adventures, but also crimes.

Director:

Giacomo Battiato

Writers:

Benvenuto Cellini (autobiography Vita di Benvenuto Cellini), Vittorio Bonicelli (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wadeck Stanczak ... Benvenuto Cellini
Max von Sydow ... Pope Clement VII
Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu ... François the First
Ben Kingsley ... Governor
Sophie Ward ... Porzia / Sulpizia
Maurizio Donadoni Maurizio Donadoni ... Rosso Fiorentino
Florence Pernel ... Catherine
Pamela Villoresi Pamela Villoresi ... Fiore
Marne Maitland ... Blind cardinal
Luigi Di Fiore ... Pierluigi Farnese
Lorenza Guerrieri Lorenza Guerrieri ... Faustina
Sara Bertelà Sara Bertelà ... Catherine De Medici
Malka Ribowska Malka Ribowska ... Catherine De Medici's grandmother
Jean-Paul Muel Jean-Paul Muel ... Judge
Ennio Fantastichini Ennio Fantastichini ... Cosimo De Medici
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The story of Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571), a soldier and one of the most important craftsmen and artists of Renaissance Italy, whose life was marked by many achievements and adventures, but also crimes.

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Country:

Italy | France | Germany

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

5 May 1990 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

A Violent Life See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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The best reconstruction of Renaissance
27 April 2001 | by polibiosSee all my reviews

A Wonderful series about a great artist -sculptor, painter, musician, soldier - in sum a men of Renaissance.

Very accurate in costumes and historical events - sack of Rome by the imperial army and the construction of the artistic masterpiece Perseus.

Probably the best reconstruction of Renaissance ever made!


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