A Film by José Ramón Larraz
2xDVD9 | ISO+MDS | PAL 4:3 | Cover | 02:46:55 + 02:49:47 | 6,76 Gb + 6,84 Gb
Audio: Spanish AC3 5.1/2.0 @ 448/192 Kbps | Subs: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese
The life and times of Francisco de Goya y Lucientes served as the base material for this memorable 6-episode miniseries. Appropriately produced by TVE and filmed on historical location, it is an spectacle of interest not just for art lovers or Goya connoisseurs but for anyone into well-crafted drama. A painter who begun himself a revolution of proportions, Goya was a witness of the Napoleonic wars and of a nation in arms resisting the aggression with undismayed heart and soul. He was that ancient paradox of the artist: an extremely sensitive individual who also was a bullfighting aficionado. He was a womanizer in his own aesthetic and impassioned way; he was friends with kings and poets, and a victim of social and political prejudices. He was an exhaustively troubled man: deaf, neurotic, literally mad…..