Caravaggio movie to hit Italy's cinemas in November

Sep 13, 2022 710

A new film about the tumultuous life of Italian Baroque master Michelangelo Merisi, known to the world as Caravaggio, is set for release in cinemas across Italy on 3 November. The Italian-language movie, titled L'Ombra di Caravaggio (Caravaggio's Shadow), is directed by Michele Placido and stars Riccardo Scamarcio as the brilliant but tormented artist.

Produced by Goldenart Production with Rai Cinema, the film's international cast also includes Louis Garrel, Isabelle Huppert and Lolita Chammah. The movie will explore the personality of the painter, "rebellious and restless, devoted and scandalous, independent and transgressive", according to the press release. 

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