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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 114 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Samuel Goldwyn Films : 2008.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Miloš Forman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman, Stellan Skarsgêard, Randy Quaid, Josâe Luis Gâomez, Michael Lonsdale.
Summary, etc.:
Goya's Ghosts is a sweeping historical epic, told through the eyes of celebrated Spanish painter Francisco Goya. Set against the backdrop of political turmoil at the end of the Spanish Inquisition and start of the invasion of Spain by Napoleon's army, the film captures the essence and beauty of Goya's work which is best known for both the colorful depictions of the royal court and its people, and his grim depictions of the brutality of war and life in 18th century Spain. Brother Lorenzo, an enigmatic, cunning member of the Inquisition's inner circle who becomes infatuated with Goya's teenage muse, Ines, when she is falsely accused of heresy and sent to prison.
Target Audience Note:
Rated R.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Goya, Francisco, 1746-1828 > Drama.
Inquisition > Spain > Drama.
Christian heretics > Spain > Drama.
Monks > Spain > Drama.
Spain > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Historical films.

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