Rent Goltzius and the Pelican Company (2012)

3.3 of 5 from 70 ratings
1h 52min
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Synopsis:
Peter Greenaway, one of the most inventive, ambitious and controversial film-makers of our time, explores the life of celebrated 16th century Dutch artist and printer Hendrik Goltzius in this brilliant showcase of Greenaways legendary trademarks of breathtaking visuals and provocative subject-matter. In the winter of 1590, Goltzius (Ramsey Nasr) attempts to persuade his patron, the Margrave of Alsace (F.
Murray Abraham), to pay for a printing press which will enable him to create a pioneering deluxe edition of the Old Testament featuring illustrations of such erotic tales as the story of Lot and his daughters, the adultery of David and Bathsheba and the seduction of Joseph by Potiphar's Wife. To sweeten the deal, Goltzius, along with the members of his Pelican Printing Company, offers to stage live dramatisations of six biblical tales, each of which will demonstrate a different sexual taboo...
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Kees Kasander
Writers:
Peter Greenaway
Studio:
Axiom
Genres:
British Films, Drama, Special Interest
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
29/09/2014
Run Time:
112 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Interview with Peter Greenaway
  • Cast and Crew Interviews
  • Peter Greenaway's Preparatory Drawings
  • Behind the Scenes Stills Gallery
  • Trailers
BBFC:
Release Date:
29/09/2014
Run Time:
117 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Interview with Peter Greenaway
  • Cast and Crew Interviews
  • Peter Greenaway's Preparatory Drawings
  • Behind the Scenes Stills Gallery
  • Trailers

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