(São Paulo, Brazil): LK-Tel Video, (2002; 2004). 1 DVD in plastic case, NTSC, Hi-Fi Stereo, Color, Audio: Portuguese 2.0; Full Screen, Duration: 100 min approx. All Zones, Rated PG. Item #87739
Dramatization of the life of sculptor-architect Aleijadinho (b. Brazil c1739-1814) by noted art historian, the most important exponent of the 18th century artistic style known as "mineiro" baroque. This biographical film reveals the intimate life and artistic formation of the grand master (played by Mauricio Goncalves) with emphasis on his love relationship with Helena, his friendship with colonial poet and musician Claudio Manuel da Costa, his political conflicts and the mysterious and painful illness that afflicted him for the rest of his life. PORTUGUESE WITH SUBTITLES IN ENGLISH, FRENCH AND ITALIAN.