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The Titan: Story of Michelangelo

Switzerland, West Germany, 1950


The life and works of the great artist Michelangelo Buonarroti are shown against the historical background of his time. It begins with his earliest artworks, and follows his life and career as he achieves #fame. The documentary includes detailed looks at some of the artist’s most renowned creations.

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The Titan: Story of Michelangelo Directed by Robert J. Flaherty, Richard Lyford, Curt Oertel

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1951 | Winner: Best Documentary, Features

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