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Fine Art Beats Raffaello – The Young Genius … Raffaello – Il giovane prodigio

Documentary movie – Italy, 90 mins, 2021 – Director: Massimo Ferrari – Narrator: Valeria Golino

Orginal languages ​​with Hungarian subtitles

At the end of August comes to the Hungarian theaters of art temples of fine art series premieres latest piece, which commemorates the picturesque genius the Renaissance – Raffaello.

The film was made in 2020, on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the painter’s death, and will be screened in more than 60 countries from Italy to Australia.

The venue of the Hungarian screening is usually the Urania National Cinema, where art historian Kata Bodor – curator of the Museum of Fine Arts, will give an introduction before the premier August, 25 at 6.30 p.m.

After the 2017 episode of The Churches of Art series, The Prince of Art, the work explores Raffaello’s art through a whole new way.

Synopsis: Raffaello- The Young Genius tells the story of the artist from Urbino, beginning with his extraordinary early portraits of women – the Mother, the Friend, the Principle, the Secret Lover, and many important female figures on Raffaello’s paintings. Delve into Raffaello’s uncanny ability to capture celestial beauty, and to focus his gaze beyond the physicality and into the psychology of his subjects … some real, some imaginary … so that their personalities explosively emerge from his canvas.

With fascinating contributions from internationally renowned experts, this special cinema event will uncover the most significant people and places and inspirations in the life and times of Raffaello a Renaissance leader and one of the most spectacular painters in history. Detailed close-ups and expert interviews and art analyzes, which have become the trademark of the series. The life story of the painter is further illustrated by the imaginative animations of award-winning illustrator Giordano Poloni, who bring to life the most important moments of Raffaello’s life in his pictorial world, moving on the border of myth, myth, legend and reality.

Other screening locations around Hungary:

August, 26.  Makk Kálmán Cinema – Berettyóújfalu 

August, 26.  Lehel Film Theate – Jászberény   

August, 26. Kultik Cinema – Kaposvár    

August, 26. Makó Cinema – Makó

August, 29. Downtown Cinema – Szeged

August, 26. P̛Art Mozi – Szentendre       

August, 26. Nádasdy Cinema – Szigetszentmiklós

Distributor: Pannonia Entertainment

Update: Aggie Reiter