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Artemisia (1997)

R
98 min | Biography, Drama, History

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653) was one of the first well-known female painters. The movie tells the story of her youth, when she was guided and protected by her father, the painter Orazio Gentileschi. Her professional curiosity about ...See moreArtemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653) was one of the first well-known female painters. The movie tells the story of her youth, when she was guided and protected by her father, the painter Orazio Gentileschi. Her professional curiosity about the male anatomy, forbidden for her eyes, led her to the knowledge of sexual pleasure. But she was also well known because in 1612 she had to appear in a courtroom because her teacher, Agostino Tassi, was suspected of raping her. She tried to protect him, but was put in the thumb screws... Written by kipjohn See less
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Writers
Patrick Amos | Agnès Merlet (screenplay) (story) | Christine Miller (screenplay) (story)
Composer
Krishna Levy (as Krishna Lévy)
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Release date
May 8, 1998 (United States)

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34 cast members
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Michel Serrault
Orazio Gentileschi Orazio Gentileschi   See fewer
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Valentina Cervi
Artemisia Gentileschi Artemisia Gentileschi   See fewer
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Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic
Agostino Tassi (as Miki Manojlovic) Agostino Tassi (as Miki Manojlovic)   See fewer
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Luca Zingaretti
Cosimo Quorli Cosimo Quorli   See fewer
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Emmanuelle Devos
Costanza Costanza   See fewer
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Maurice Garrel
The Judge The Judge   See fewer
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Jacques Nolot
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Dominique Reymond
Tassi's Sister Tassi's Sister   See fewer
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Liliane Rovère
The Rich Merchant's Wife The Rich Merchant's Wife   See fewer
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Alain Ollivier
The Duke The Duke   See fewer
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Patrick Lancelot
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Rinaldo Rocco
Academy Student Academy Student   See fewer
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Enrico Salimbeni
Academy Student Academy Student   See fewer
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Catherine Zago
The Mother Superior The Mother Superior   See fewer
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Lorenzo Lavia
Orazio's Assistant Orazio's Assistant   See fewer
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Sami Bouajila
Tassi's Assistant Tassi's Assistant   See fewer
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Edoardo Ruiz
Tassi's Assistant Tassi's Assistant   See fewer
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Aaron De Luca
Tassi's Assistant Tassi's Assistant   See fewer
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Guido Roncalli
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Pierre Bechir
The Rich Merchant's Son The Rich Merchant's Son   See fewer
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Massimo Pittarello
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Anna Lelio
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Lucia Prato
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6.6 / 10 | 2,010 votes