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Crucifixion: Theme and Variations

Finland (MIFF 1953, Art and Ballet)

Variations by three Flemish artists on the Crucifixion theme. Commentary from King James' Bible with musical arrangement of Verdi's "Requiem" and Bach's "Unaccompanied Cello". Paintings include "Christ Carrying the Cross" by the Master of the Turin Adoration (1490-1510), "Christ on the Cross and the Virgin and St. John", by Roger van der Weyden (1399-1464), and "Pieta" by Gerard David (1460-1523).

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