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2.9
80 Ratings

Artemisia

Directed by Agnès Merlet
France, 1997
Biography, Drama

Synopsis

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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Artemisia Directed by Agnès Merlet

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

1998 | 2 nominations including: Best Cinematography

Golden Globes (USA)

1998 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

AFI FEST

1997

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