Michelangelo [DVD videorecording] : artist and man / a Perpetual Motion Films production, a presentation of Non Fiction Films, Inc. in association with Arts & Entertainment Networks ; produced and directed by Adam Friedman and Monte Markham ; written by Jon Wesslen and Lee Fulkerson.
Contributor(s): Friedman, Adam | Markham, Monte | Graves, Peter | Carr, Paul | Fusco, Laurie | Hatfield, Rab | Watterson, Helen Manner | Crain, Michael | Kent, Rolfe | A & E Home Video (Firm) | New Video GroupMaterial type: FilmSeries: Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm)): Publisher: Burlington, VT : New York, NY : A & E Home Video ; Distributed by New Video, c1994Description: 1 videodisc (46 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 0767066723; 9780767066723Other title: Michelangelo, artist and man | Artist and manUniform titles: Biography (Television program) Subject(s): Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 | Painters -- Biography | Artists -- Italy -- Biography | Gifted persons | Art, Renaissance -- Italy | Art, Italian -- History | Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564 David | Cappella Sistina (Santa Maria Maggiore (Church : Rome, Italy)) | Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano | Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564Genre/Form: Documentary -- Television series.DDC classification: 759.5 LOC classification: N6923.B9 | M53 2004
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DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Host: Peter Graves ; narrator: Monte Markham ; voice of Michelangelo: Paul Carr ; interviews with Laurie Fusco, Rab Hatfield, Helen Manner Watterson, Primarosa Cesarini Sforza.
Director of photography, Michael Crain ; editor, Hugh Munro Neely ; original music composer, Rolfe Kent.
Originally broadcast on television in 1994.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
He is one of the greatest artists of all time, a man whose name has become synonymous with the word masterpiece: Michelangelo Buonarotti. Creator of unparalleled works of art painted on canvas and plaster, carved in marble and built from stone, Michelangelo created a legacy of art treasured by the world: The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the heroic marble sculpture of David, and the central plan for Saint Peter's Cathedral in Rome. Was he the tortured and lonely man who suffered agonies in pursuit of his art, as he is often portrayed?