The Mill and the Cross | 2011

Drama, Foreign
This tableau vivant recreates Peter Bruegel's "The Procession to Calvary." The 1564 painting depicts Jesus' passion and crucifixion in a rustic Flanders scene of everyday life and in the midst of the brutal 16th century ...more

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... Peter Bruegel

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... Nicholas Jonghelinck

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24 Media

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Angelus Silesius

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Odeon Film Studio

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Synopsis

A painting comes alive in the living, breathing world of Pieter Bruegel's dense frieze of Christ's passion, The Way to Calvary. Bruegel's 1564 painting sets the drama of the crucifixion within a rustic Flanders scene teeming with everyday life, portrays Jesus' crucifixion in the midst of the brutal Spanish occupation of 16th century Flanders. A dozen characters are being followed, showcasing their intertwining lives.

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