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Goltzius and the Pelican Company (2012)

Hendrik Goltzius, a late sixteenth-century Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints, seduces the Margrave of Alsace into paying for a printing press to make and publish illustrated books.

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Peter Greenaway

Writer:

Peter Greenaway
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Cast

Credited cast:
F. Murray Abraham ... The Margrave
Lars Eidinger ... Amos Quadfrey
Giulio Berruti ... Thomas Boethius
Halina Reijn ... Portia
Goran Bogdan ... Gottlieb
Vincent Riotta Vincent Riotta ... Ricardo del Monte
Kate Moran ... Adaela
Francesco De Vito ... Rabbi Moab
Flavio Parenti ... Eduard
Maaike Neuville ... Isadora
Anne Louise Hassing Anne Louise Hassing ... Susannah
Truus de Boer ... Sophie
Ramsey Nasr Ramsey Nasr ... Hendrick Goltzius
Pippo Delbono ... Samuel van Gouda
Dusko Valentic Dusko Valentic ... Priest
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Hendrik Goltzius, a late sixteenth-century Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints, seduces the Margrave of Alsace into paying for a printing press to make and publish illustrated books.

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Language:

English | Dutch | French

Release Date:

5 February 2014 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Golcijus i pelikansko društvo See more »

Filming Locations:

Croatia

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Budget:

EUR2,050,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$73,393
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Quotes

Hendrick Goltzius: Every new technology is expensive, and sooner or later every new technology gets into bed with lechery.
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Follows Nightwatching (2007) See more »

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Beautiful, profound and human
14 May 2019 | by luxulteriorSee all my reviews

Another visual feast from Greenway whom remains imaginative, perfectly frammed and ever a teller of stories. There is little else I can say to fans, but I can say to naysayers, typically disgusted by the natural, normative human form: stay away. This film and this director is not for you.


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