Charlton Heston stars as Renaissance artist Michelangelo, who begrudgingly paints the Sistine Chapel for imperious Pope Julius II in this epic adaptation of Irvine Stone's novel directed by Carol Reed. While the novel covers Michelangelo's life from birth to death, the film focuses on the battle of wills between the perfectionist artist and the impatient Pope who commissions (and eventually commands) him to paint the famed chapel.
From the age of magnificence comes a new magnificence in motion pictures.
as Pope Julius II
as Contessina de'Medici
Backdrops Show All
There are no production companies added to this movie.
Reviews Show All
There are no English reviews for this movie. Would you like to write one?