Artemisia (1997)

R 09/10/1997 (US) DramaHistory 1h 38m
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Her passion for her art changed the face of history.


Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653) was one of the first well-known female painters. The movie tells the story of her youth, when she was guided and protected by her father, the painter Orazio Gentileschi. Her professional curiosity about the male anatomy, forbidden for her eyes, led her to the knowledge of sexual pleasure. But she was also well known because in 1612 she had to appear in a courtroom because her teacher, Agostino Tassi, was suspected of raping her. She tried to protect him, but was put in the thumb screws...

  1. Agnès Merlet

    Screenplay, Director, Story

  2. Christine Miller

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Patrick Amos


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michel Serrault

    Michel Serrault

    Orazio Gentileschi

  2. Valentina Cervi

    Valentina Cervi

    Artemisia Gentileschi

  3. Miki Manojlović

    Miki Manojlović

    Agostino Tassi

  4. Luca Zingaretti

    Luca Zingaretti

    Cosimo Quorli

  5. Emmanuelle Devos

    Emmanuelle Devos


  6. Frédéric Pierrot

    Frédéric Pierrot


  7. Maurice Garrel

    Maurice Garrel

    il giudice

  8. Brigitte Catillon

    Brigitte Catillon


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Status Released

Original Language French

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