Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director

Christ's Passion in Old Portuguese Paintings

Portugal, 1961 (MIFF 1962, Art Films)

Director: Baptisto Rosa

This colour film deals with the various stages of Our Lord's Passion as revealed in the most representative works of the Portuguese painters of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

See also...

Lisbon Seen By Its Children

Portugal, 1959
A film of an art exhibition which aimed at giving Portuguese children the opportunity of showing their impression of life around them. ... More »

Prambanan

Indonesia, 1958
The restoration of the famous 9th century Hindu stone temple of Tjandi Prambanan—the camera brings out the dynamic movement and realism of the Ramayana reliefs carved on the temple walls. Javan… More »

The Sarajevo Hagada

Yugoslavia, 1961
The film shows miniatures from the famous Jewish book of the 14th century which was brought to Yugoslavia from Spain. It is now stored in the Sarajevo Museum. ... More »

Russell Drysdale

Australia, 1961
Eighty-two paintings of the artist show Drysdale's development over 25 years, revealing his discovery of the mystique of an ancient land and its people. Australian Film Award, Special Prize for excel… More »

Magritte

Belgium, 1961
Curious souvenirs of a voyage into the universe by the famed Belgian surrealist painter. "Reality is a word devoid of meaning; space is not certain; the world has lost all consistency. My task is to … More »

© Melbourne International Film Festival 2013.

Site by MeccaMedialight. Powered by Textstem CMS.