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Art on Screen - The Prado Museum

Release date NZ: 02 / 04 / 2020
Release date AUS: N/A
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WRITTEN BY: Sabina Fedeli
DIRECTED BY: Valeria Parisi
PRODUCED BY: 3D Produzioni and Nexo Digital production in collaboration with the Prado Museum, with the support of the Intesa Sanpaolo Bank Group
DURATION: 90min

THE PRADO MUSEUM.
A COLLECTION OF WONDERS

FEATURING ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER JEREMY IRONS

On the occasion of the official 200th anniversary celebrations, this documentary is the first cinematic journey through the rooms, stories and emotions of one of the most visited museums in the world.

Its wealth of over 8000 art treasures is a spell-binding experience drawing almost 3 million visitors to Madrid every year.

Magnificent masterpieces tell the story of Spain and of an entire continent.

We are in one of the temples of world art. Its collection tells the story of kings, queens, dynasties, wars, defeats and victories, as well as the story of the feelings and emotions of the men and women of yesteryear and of today, whose lives are intertwined with the museum’s: rulers, painters, artists, architects, collectors, curators, intellectuals, visitors. This heritage is universal and includes the works of Vélazquez, Rubens, Titian, Mantegna, Bosch, Goya, El Greco, to name just a few.

Oscar® winning actor Jeremy Irons (Reversal of FortuneDamageThe MissionStealing BeautyThe House of the Spirits, The Correspondence…) will be guiding spectators on a discovery of a heritage of beauty and art.

When abandoned by Reason, Imagination produces impossible monsters;
united with her, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of their wonders.
-Francisco Goya

SHOWING AT THESE NZ CINEMAS:

Light House Petone, Wellington - From 2 April
Light House Cuba, Wellington - From 2 April
Light House Pauatahanui, Wellington - From 2 April
Penthouse, Wellington - From 2 April
Rialto Newmarket, Auckland - From 2 April
The Bridgeway, Auckland - From 2 April
Monterey Cinemas, Auckland - From 2 April
Waiheke Island Community Cinemas, Waiheke Island - From 2 April
Rialto Tauranga, Tauranga - From 2 April
WhakaMax, Whakatane - From 2 April
Dome, Gisborne - From 2 April
Len Lye Centre, New Plymouth - From 2 April
Globe, Napier - From 2 April
Shoreline, Waikanae - From 2 April
The Screening Room, Masterton - From 2 April
Ecoworld, Picton - From 2 April
Suter, Nelson - From 4 April
Academy Gold, Christchurch - From 2 April
Cine Cafe, Akaroa - From 2 April
Cinema Paradiso, Wanaka - From 2 April
Central Cinema, Alexandra - From 15 April
Rialto Dunedin, Dunedin - From 2 April