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3.6
76 Ratings

Cartesius

Directed by Roberto Rossellini
Italy, 1974
Biography, Drama, TV Movie

Synopsis

Mathematician, scientist, and writer René Descartes is relentlessly determined to establish the primacy of reason in Rossellini’s portrait of the travails of the “father of modern philosophy.” Cartesius is both entertaining and edifying.

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Directed by Roberto Rossellini
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