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Brian Sewell's Grand Tour
     

Brian Sewell's Grand Tour

Director: Christopher Bruce

Cast: Brian Sewell

 
Acerbic British art critic Brian Sewell revisits the time-honored tradition of the Grand Tour, travelling to Italian cities such as Rome, Florence, Milan, and Venice to offer insight into classical and Renaissance art and culture in his inimitably opinionated style. ~ Sandra Bencic

Overview

Acerbic British art critic Brian Sewell revisits the time-honored tradition of the Grand Tour, travelling to Italian cities such as Rome, Florence, Milan, and Venice to offer insight into classical and Renaissance art and culture in his inimitably opinionated style. ~ Sandra Bencic

Product Details

Release Date:
08/04/2009
UPC:
0054961825691
Original Release:
2005
Rating:
NR
Source:
Athena
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
6:26:00

Special Features

20-page viewer's guide includes highlights, questions to consider, avenues for further learning, "The Things They Carried," "From Grand Tour to Gap Year"; "Side Trips: Tour Tidbits Explained"; Biographies of Brian Sewell and the Grand Tour artists; Exclusive web extras

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Brian Sewell's Grand Tour of Italy
1. Educational Pilgrimage [10:08]
2. Planned City [8:14]
3. Level of Lights [9:36]
4. A Palace [:41]
1. Stradivarius [10:08]
2. Carriages [8:14]
3. Food in Parma [9:36]
4. Bolognese Painters [:41]
1. Birthplace of Michelangelo [10:08]
2. Pitti Palace [8:14]
3. Sir Horace Mann [9:36]
4. David's Creator [:41]
5. Flying Over Florence [10:17]
Disc #2 -- Brian Sewell's Grand Tour of Italy
1. Via Cassla [10:08]
2. Piazza del Campo [8:14]
3. Hunting Lodge [9:36]
4. Jewel of the Papal States [:41]
1. At Last! [10:08]
2. Ancient Ruins [8:14]
3. Temple of Gods [9:36]
4. Campagna [:41]
1. Third Mecca [10:08]
2. Royal Scultptures [8:14]
3. Active Volcanoes [9:36]
4. 79 A.D. [:41]
Disc #3 -- Brian Sewell's Grand Tour of Italy
1. Greek City [10:08]
2. The Road North [8:14]
3. La Farmacia [9:36]
4. No Modern Outskirts [:41]
1. Ancient Roman Port [10:08]
2. 1000 Miglia [8:14]
3. Six Miles of Walls [9:36]
4. So Mischievous [:41]
Disc #4 -- Brian Sewell's Grand Tour of Italy
1. The Architect [10:08]
2. Palladian [8:14]
3. Secret Treasure [9:36]
4. Back on Track [:41]
1. City in the Sea [10:08]
2. Wealth of Venice [8:14]
3. A Ball [9:36]
4. Lent [:41]

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