Michelangelo, the artist who loved to sculpt, is better known for his paintings - particularly his frescoes at the Sistine Chapel. This video clip, from The Agony and the Ecstasy, focuses on his first love - the famous sculptures - such as David (now in Florence) and the Pieta (inside St. Peter's Basilica, in Vatican City).
Clip from The Agony and the Ecstasy, online courtesy CiaoEmiliano's Channel at YouTube. Film credits, as follows:
Director: Carol Reed
Writers: Philip Dunne and Carol Reed (screenplay)
Irving Stone (novel)
Starring: Charlton Heston (Michelangelo)
Rex Harrison Pope Julius II
Composers: Alex North and Jerry Goldsmith
Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Release date: October 7, 1965
Running time: 138 min (entire film)
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