Inside the exhibition, under the ambiguous gaze of the Belle Ferronnire, one of the paintings loaned by the Louvre for the occasion, we are welcomed by the curator, Pietro Marani.Right before those very works of art, he has the task of introducing such special subjects as the reasons why Leonardo travelled north and his dreams of maturity, as well as discussing Portrait Art and the art of drawing, the works of art that have stayed in the city and those that have returned to it (interacting with the past, the urban context of Milan definitely plays a leading role in the film).
Rinat Shaham stars as the sexy and capricious Carmen, taunting the men around her, even as she delights in their adulation.
But after attacking another woman at the cigarette factory with a knife, Carmen has to turn her seductive wiles on her guard, Don Jos, to escape going to prison.
A gripping drama based on the short novel by Herman Melville, BILLY BUDD follows a young sailor who finds himself serving under the repressive regime of master-at-arms John Claggart in the Royal Navy.
Unable to bear the goodness that Billy radiates, Claggert becomes determined to destroy him, leading Billy to take harsh actions against his superior.
Maranis words are upheld by experts talking about their specialist knowledge, interviewed against the backdrop of the symbols of Leonardos Milan, like the monument in Piazza della Scala and the Museum of Science and Technology.
The interviews include Claudio Giorgione analyzing Leonardo the scientist and Richard Schofield on Leonardo the architect; Daniela Pizzagalli is our guide at the Sforza court while Maria Teresa Fiorio reflects on the painters that were followers of the Master.First performed at the Royal Opera House in 1951, this is a fresh and innovative contemporary opera.Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos.In Spring 2015 Milan paid tribute to Leonardo by holding a large exhibition at the Palazzo Reale.Stemming from this exhibition came the film Leonardo da Vinci - The Genius in Milan, which uses a combination of documentary interviews and mise-en-scnes to tell the story of the Artists world and the treasures he left us.Spain's Ivn Prez occupies the stage of the Opera for the first time with a creation for ten male dancers.