Art at the Cinema : Napoleon. In the Name of Art
After Jesus Christ, Napoleon is the most famous man in history.
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Napoleon's death, this documentary explores the complex relationship between Napoleon, culture and art.
It's about the language he used to construct a new imperial iconography and architectural style, in a reconstruction that will also allow us to reflect on the relationship between power and the image mediated by art, as well as examine 20th-century regimes and the world today.
A unique visit from the Brera Academy in Milan to the Louvre in Paris, accompanied by leading art history experts and Jeremy Irons, who conveys his fascination to the audience.