"The Agony and the Ecstasy" quotes

The Agony and the Ecstasy poster
The biographical story of Michelangelo's troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.

Director: Carol Reed
Writer: Irving Stone, Philip Dunne
Production: N/A
Year: 1965
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 16 Sep 1965
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 3 wins & 9 nominations total

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Michelangelo - Charlton Heston
Pope Julius II - Rex Harrison
Contessina de'Medici - Diane Cilento
Bramante - Harry Andrews
Francesco Maria della Rovere, duke of Urbino - Alberto Lupo
Cardinal Giovanni de' Medici (pope Leo X) - Adolfo Celi
Paris De Grassis - Venantino Venantini
Sangallo - John Stacy
Foreman - Fausto Tozzi
Raphael - Tomas Milian
Baron Von Silenen - Lars Bloch
Papal Guard - Paolo Magalotti
Cardinal - Alec McCowen
Peasant - Furio Meniconi
Narrator - Marvin Miller
Man at Quarry - Adolfo Pezzini
Man Driving Cart - Amerigo Santarelli