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The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci 

La vita di Leonardo da Vinci (original title)
He was the creator and artist of the Mona Lisa portrait
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Giulio Bosetti ...
Bruno Piergentili ...
Giampiero Albertini ...
Luigi Tasca ...
 Ludovico's Secretary 2 episodes, 1971
Carlo Simoni ...
 Francesco Melzi 2 episodes, 1971
Nino Dal Fabbro ...
 Pier Soderini 2 episodes, 1971
Marco Bonetti ...
 Marco d'Oggiono 2 episodes, 1971
Maria Marchi ...
 Mathurine 2 episodes, 1971
Riad Gholmie ...
 King Francis I 2 episodes, 1971
Rate Furlan ...
 Fra' Luca Pacioli 2 episodes, 1971
Renato Montalbano ...
 Sangallo 2 episodes, 1971
Ann Odessa ...
 Caterina 2 episodes, 1971
Diego Della Valle ...
 Pietro Perugino 2 episodes, 1971
Carlos de Carvalho ...
 Uncle Francesco 2 episodes, 1971
Renzo Rossi ...
 Sandro Botticelli 2 episodes, 1971
Giuseppe Scarcella ...
 Raphael of Urbino 2 episodes, 1971
Sara Franchetti ...
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He was the creator and artist of the Mona Lisa portrait

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In the English-dubbed edition of the movie, Ludovico Sforza's Milan is said to have fallen in 1499 to the French King Louis VII. The reference should be to Louis XII who reigned 1498-1515. Louis VII reigned 1137-1180, the wrong time period. See more »

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From a bastard, humble beginnings to unfinished yet with brilliant ideas way ahead of his time...puts Leonardo to become a famous, admired yet obscured maestro...
5 November 2013 | by (Philippines) – See all my reviews

Just finished watching this 5 - episode length of "The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci," who was an Italian Renaissance polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist, and writer.

I could not help but succumbed to a feeling of painful dejection… seeing the fact that, in spite of their genius achievements many true artists like the master Leonardo, have experienced a gaping melancholia… mysteriously and seemingly lurking around them…There's that lonely feeling of sadness that perhaps only a few would really recognize… and so disappointing that in reality there is none at all.

Leonardo Da Vinci was among a few artists who would devote his time and mind for the greater purpose of serving humanity… however, was also often misunderstood… but why? Is it envy or vain conceit? I think it's not worth the telling… or maybe, people just always fail to investigate the reason behind and that hinders us to really appreciate and fully understand… Plain and directly, Ben Jonson (another great literary artist), would say it, "Art hath an enemy called ignorance."


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