Portrays the life and career of seventeenth century painter Artemisia Gentileschi (Valentina Cervi). Breaking the boundaries of both artistic and social conventions in terms of what it was possible for a woman to do, she becomes the victim of a notorious legal battle.
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It lacks the very thing I'd decided to watch it for - Poetic sentiments. The beautifully done initial XC shot of Artemisia's moving eye -mirroring candles and her ambiance- ruffled my emotions to a very subtle note. But alas! How harshly the mood withered as the film furthered into a merely digressive cavorting and whatever there was left lost in it's ossifying music conflation.