Konchalovsky scans Michelangelo struggle

Dec 04, 2017 1152

A life-size Sistine Chapel created by set designer Maurizio Sabatini is one of the scenes in which the important Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky is completing the shooting of "Il Peccato" ("The Sin").

The film is an emotional, visceral portrait of Renaissance artist and sculptor Michelangelo, shot entirely in Italy and in the Italian language. The leading role is played by Alberto Testone, who in the past acted in the theater and Pasolini's films and who was chosen after a lengthy casting call in which the director tried to find mainly non-professional actors.

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