The Italian Collection: Botticelli Inferno
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Director: Ralph Loop
Release Date: 01/11/2017
Feature Runtime: 2 hrs
Trailers: Approx. 20 mins
The story revolves around a mystery hidden in Botticelli’s drawings of the map to Dante Alighieri’s Inferno. But what’s the real story behind these unsettling illustrations? Botticelli Inferno is a fascinating, throughout investigation on the secrets behind Botticelli drawings, shot in several locations – Rome, Vatican City, Florence, Berlin, London and Scotland – and destined to show a surprising dark side of the renowned Renaissance artist, famous for peaceful and idyllic paintings such as “The Birth of Venus” and “La Primavera”. Botticelli brought Dante’s descriptions to life in a total of 102 meticulous drawings. The centrepiece of these drawings is the "Map of Hell”: a kind of guide through hell with all its various levels. A fascinating, and at the same time cruel work on sinners and retribution, nightmares and punishment.