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Title The agony and the ecstasy [(DVD) videorecording] / Twentieth Century Fox ; International Classics ; producer/director, Carol Reed ; screen story and screenplay, Philip Dunne.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2004.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F AGO    DUE 08-08-20
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F AGO    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (139 min.) : digital dolby, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Language Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Cast Charlton Heston, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews, Alberto Lupo, Adolfo Celi.
Credits Music composed and conducted by Alex North ; director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; art director, Jack Martin Smith ; production designed by John DeCuir ; film editor, Samuel E. Beetley.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Based on the novel of the same title by Irving Stone.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary When Pope Julius II (Harrison) commissions Michelangelo (Heston) to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the artist initially refuses. Virtually forced to do the job by Julius, he later destroys his own work and flees Rome. Eventually resumed, the project becomes a battle of wills fueled by the artistic and temperamental differences that form the core of this movie.
Subject Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 -- Drama.
Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City) -- Drama.
Genre Feature films.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Epic films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Reed, Carol, 1906-1976.
Heston, Charlton.
Harrison, Rex.
Cilento, Diane.
Andrews, Harry.
Lupo, Alberto.
Celi, Adolfo, 1922-1986.
North, Alex.
Stone, Irving, 1903-1989. Agony and the ecstasy.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543148333
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