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Film ID  ACE296
Article  The
Title  Wrong Address
Series  Picture House
Date  1995
Director  Krzysztof Zanussi
Production Company  Koninck
Synopsis  One of a series of short films inspired by paintings: the director believes that a painting in a museum on Krakow would have been as famous as the Mona Lisa had it been hung somewhere else.
Minutes  5 min
Full synopsis  ACE296.2 (00:00:00 - 00:04:35)
Krzysztof Zanussi in Krakow. The Jagiellonian University. Wawel Hill, the Royal Castle and Cathedral. Czartoryski Museum and Leonardo’s painting, The Lady with an Ermine (Cecilia Gallerani, 1483-1486). Zanussi is saddened that this painting has been overshadowed by the Mona Lisa (La Gioconda, c.1503-1507). Details of each picture, comparing one with another. Zanussi gives information on the sitter and the painting. He believes the Mona Lisa is better known as she has “a better address”, the Louvre. Credits.

Full credits  Cecilia Gallerani (Lady with an Ermine) 1483-86, Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Museum Czartoryski, Cracow. Mona Lisa c.1508, Leonardo da Vinci, © Louvre, Paris/Giraudon/Bridgeman Art Library, London. Written and directed by Krzysztof Zanussi; Photography Jaroslaw Zamojda; Editor Milenia Fielder; Production Manager Jan Janik; Original Title Music Roger White; Series Titles Excess; Series Researcher Nigel Algar; Executive Producers Rodney Wilson, Keith Alexander; Series Producers Keith Griffiths, Diane Freeman. Koninck for BBC and the Arts Council of England. © BBC The Arts Council of England MCMXCV.
Watch segments  ACE296.2 (00:00:00 - 00:04:35)
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