Rembrandt

    Genre
    Documentary
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  • Runtime
    97 mins
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  • Rated
    NR
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  • Release Date
    2014
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  • Countries
    United Kingdom
  • |
  • Languages
    English
  • |
CAST INCLUDES:

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

This film showcases a landmark exhibition, featuring unprecedented loans from around the world – a unique opportunity to experience the passion and innovation of Rembrandt. With insight from the curators and other world experts, the film takes viewers on an intimate behind-the-scenes tour of the galleries giving audiences an inside view of preparations for the exhibition and a chance to see the detail and artistry of these paintings as never before on the screen. Rembrandt’s creativity gathered new energy in the later years of his life – producing soulful, honest and deeply moving work. The film also goes beyond the exhibition to provide a broad and insightful biography of one of history’s greatest artists.

SYNOPSIS

Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated, but this major new show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with the behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. The exhibition focuses on the highlights from the final years of Rembrandt’s life, commonly thought to be his finest years. The masterpieces he produced during this period could be called his defining works, with each piece so soulful and honest that they helped sculpt our idea of Rembrandt as a man and as an artist.

Rembrandt

    Genre
    Documentary
  • |
  • Runtime
    97 mins
  • |
  • Rated
    NR
  • |
  • Release Date
    2014
  • |
  • Countries
    United Kingdom
  • |
  • Languages
    English
  • |
CAST INCLUDES
This film showcases a landmark exhibition, featuring unprecedented loans from around the world – a unique opportunity to experience the passion and innovation of Rembrandt. With insight from the curators and other world experts, the film takes viewers on an intimate behind-the-scenes tour of the galleries giving audiences an inside view of preparations for the exhibition and a chance to see the detail and artistry of these paintings as never before on the screen. Rembrandt’s creativity gathered new energy in the later years of his life – producing soulful, honest and deeply moving work. The film also goes beyond the exhibition to provide a broad and insightful biography of one of history’s greatest artists.

Every Rembrandt exhibition is eagerly anticipated, but this major new show hosted by London’s National Gallery and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is an event like no other. Given exclusive, privileged access to both galleries, the film documents this landmark exhibition whilst interweaving Rembrandt’s life story with the behind-the-scenes preparations at these world famous institutions. The exhibition focuses on the highlights from the final years of Rembrandt’s life, commonly thought to be his finest years. The masterpieces he produced during this period could be called his defining works, with each piece so soulful and honest that they helped sculpt our idea of Rembrandt as a man and as an artist.