The Agony and the Ecstasy
|The Agony and the Ecstasy|
|Directed by||Carol Reed|
|Produced by||Carol Reed|
|Written by||screenplay by
from the novel by
|Music by||Jerry Goldsmith
|Editing by||Samuel E. Beetley|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|Release date(s)||October 7, 1965|
|Running time||138 minutes|
The Agony and the Ecstasy is a 1965 movie. It was directed by Carol Reed. It stars Charlton Heston as Michelangelo and Rex Harrison as Pope Julius II. The movie was partly based on Irving Stone's biographical novel of the same name. The movie is about the stormy relationship between Michelangelo and Pope Julius II during the painting of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. It was nominated for five Academy Awards.
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- Solomon, Aubrey. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History (The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. ISBN 978-0-8108-4244-1. p254
- "The Agony and the Ecstasy, Box Office Information". The Numbers. http://www.the-numbers.com/movies/1965/0AGEC.php. Retrieved January 22, 2013.