Goltzius and the Pelican Company

Goltzius and the Pelican Company
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In the winter of 1590, Hendrik Goltzius, the celebrated Dutch printer, painter and engraver, persuades his patron, the liberal-minded Margrave of Alsace to pay for a printing press which will enable him to create an extraordinary deluxe edition of the Old Testament featuring frank illustrations of such erotic tales as the story of Lot...

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F. Murray Abraham, Flavio Parenti, Halina Reijn, Vincent Riotta, Francesco De Vito

Production Details

  • MPAA Rating:
    (NR)
  • Run Time:
    2 hrs.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

In the winter of 1590, Hendrik Goltzius, the celebrated Dutch printer, painter and engraver, persuades his patron, the liberal-minded Margrave of Alsace to pay for a printing press which will enable him to create an extraordinary deluxe edition of the Old Testament featuring frank illustrations of such erotic tales as the story of Lot and his daughters, the adultery of David and Bathsheba, and the seduction of Joseph by Potiphar's Wife. In order to make the deal more attractive to the Margrave and his court, Goltzius, along with the male and female members of his Pelican Printing Company, offers to stage live dramatizations of six biblical tales, each of which will demonstrate a different sexual taboo...

Production Details

  • Run Time
    2 hrs.
  • In Theaters
    N/A
  • MPAA Rating
    (NR)
  • Genre
    Documentary
  • Producer(s)
    N/A
  • Director(s)
    Peter Greenaway
  • Writer(s)
    Peter Greenaway
  • Studio
    N/A
  • Format(s)
    2D

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Saturday, August 30
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