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Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel
     

Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel

 

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This 35-minute production from V.I.E.W. video paints a portrait of one of Michelangelo greatest creations, the splendor of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. Focusing on the famed Italian artist, this renaissance documentary examines the religious overtones depicted in the masterpiece by deciphering the biblical legends portrayed on each separate panel. Filmed in color

Overview

This 35-minute production from V.I.E.W. video paints a portrait of one of Michelangelo greatest creations, the splendor of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. Focusing on the famed Italian artist, this renaissance documentary examines the religious overtones depicted in the masterpiece by deciphering the biblical legends portrayed on each separate panel. Filmed in color with stereo sound, this VHS tape takes the viewer across the famed ceiling, from the "Story of Creation" to the prophet Zechariah and all the temptations and sacrifice in between. ~ C. Dwayne Smith

Product Details

Release Date:
07/25/2006
UPC:
0033909202190
Original Release:
1996
Rating:
NR
Source:
View Video
Sales rank:
14,978

Special Features

Michelangelo biography; Instant access to over 40 scene selections; Dolby stereo audio; Digitally re-mastered audio and video; Interactive multi-directional menus; DVD recommendations

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel
1. Introduction [1:13]
2. Inside Vatican City [1:26]
3. The Sistine Chapel [1:25]
4. Pope Julius the 2nd [:52]
5. Noah and the Ark [:31]
6. Drunkenness of Noah [:20]
7. Sacrifice of Noah or Cain & Abel [:52]
8. Adam & Eve [:47]
9. Creation of Eve [:23]
10. Separation of Land & Water [:29]
11. The 3rd & 4th Days of Creation [1:14]
12. The Creation of Light [:28]
13. The Central Panel [1:09]
14. Choosing the Artist [1:28]
15. Sibyls and Prophets [:35]
16. Jeremiah [:26]
17. The Persian Sibyl [:14]
18. Ezekiel [:31]
19. The Erythrean Sibyl [:21]
20. Joel [:18]
21. Zachariah [:29]
22. Coat of Arms of Julius the 2nd [:31]
23. The Delphic Sibyl [:10]
24. Isaiah [:34]
25. The Cumaen Sibyl [:09]
26. Daniel [:13]
27. The Libyan Sibyl [:14]
28. Jonah [:38]
29. Purpose of the Nude Figures [:51]
30. David & Goliath [:39]
31. Judith and Holofernes [:23]
32. The Punishment of Haman [:24]
33. The Brazen Serpent [:37]
34. Lunettes: Depicting Christ's Ancestors [:42]
35. Choosing the Subject Matter [:54]
36. The Last Judgement [2:27]
37. 7 Angels Blowing Their Trumpets [:27]
38. The Seven Deadly Sins [:42]
39. Unveiling the "The Last Judgement" [1:47]
40. Michelangelo's Final Days [:56]
41. A Final Look [1:46]
42. Credits [:56]
43. VVCC Message [1:42]

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