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Inspired by Pieter Bruegel's "The way to Calvary," visionary director Lech Majewski creates a brilliantly complex and fascinating multi-layered dreamscape that melds art, history, and religion with the quotidian joys and struggles of ordinary people.
Celebrated for his playwriting, British author Michael Frayn has also written screenplays and several acclaimed novels. Headlong, a Booker Prize finalist, combines a heavy dose of humor with a fascinating glimpse into the world of priceless art. When Martin Clay and his art historian wife are asked to appraise the private collection of a loutish man, it is Martin, not his wife, who believes he has discovered a lost masterpiece from Dutch painter Bruegel....
4 DVDs (720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 97 p. ; 19 cm.)
The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their qualities of uniqueness, impact, and emotional and intellectual...
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