Perugino. The eternal renaissance

Perugino. The eternal renaissance

Directed by: Giovanni Piscaglia

Italian with Eng Subs

PLOT : The documentary narrates the evolution of an artist straddling two worlds: on the one hand, the architecture of Piero della Francesca, fundamental for his training, and on the other hand, his propensity for devotional painting and his Florentine study at the studio of Verrocchio. Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci (c. 1450-1523), known as Perugino, was born in Città della Pieve in the middle of the 15th century. He began working in Perugia but moved to Florence, where he worked in the flourishing workshop of Andrea del Verrocchio. He had Leonardo as a colleague and Raphael as a pupil. Perugino. The eternal renaissance highlights its peculiarities and its fundamental role within the history of the Renaissance. A journey through Italy to discover his great masterpieces, from the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel to the two rooms entirely dedicated to him at the National Gallery of Umbria. A tribute to an artist who was able to decisively inspire the painters of his time, creating works of immortal beauty.

Giovanni Piscaglia. born in the Marche region and Milanese by adoption, divides his time between writing and the camera. In 2017, he shot his first movie Van Gogh: Of Wheat Fields and Clouded Skies. Ermitage - the power of art, for which he edited the screenplay, earned him a Silver Ribbon. He is known also for Musei (2019), ArtBox (2017) and Napoleon. In the name of art (2021).

Length 1h 20min
Year 2023

Cast Marco Bocci, Marco Pierini, Emanuela Ferretti, Franco Farinelli, Veruska Picchiarelli, Franco Cardini, Virgilio Sieni,
Distribution Nexo Digital
Production Ballandi Arts

  • Wednesday, July 5
    8:15 PM
    The Distillery District (Spirit Theatre)

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