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Director  Liliana Cavani
Music director  Ennio Morricone
Country  Italy
6.9/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, History
Cinematography  Alfio Contini
Language  Italian
Galileo (1968 film) movie poster
Writer  Liliana Cavani, Tullio Pinelli
Release date  1968
Cast  Cyril Cusack (Galileo), Georgi Kaloyanchev (Giordano Bruno), Nikolay Doychev (Belarmin), Miroslav Mindov (Kardinal Bordzhiya), Georgi Cherkelov (Toskana's ambasador), Mikhail Mikhajlov (Sarpi)
Related Liliana Cavani movies  Ennio Morricone composed the music for Galileo and The Cannibals, Liliana Cavani directed Galileo and The Night Porter, Liliana Cavani directed Galileo and Beyond Good and Evil, Liliana Cavani directed Galileo and Francesco, Liliana Cavani directed Galileo and Einstein

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Galileo (also known as Galileo Galilei) is a 1968 Italian-Bulgarian biographical drama film directed by Liliana Cavani. It depicts the life of Galileo Galilei and particularly his clash with the Catholic Church regarding the interpretation of his astronomical observations with the newly invented telescope.


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Plot summary

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In 1597 the scientist Galileo Galilei meets the philosopher Giordano Bruno, author of treatises that upset the Church for their extreme accuracy on the nature of the world. In fact the period is that of the oppressor and the Counter-Reformation and Bruno having worsened his relations with the Church, is unjustly tried and condemned to the stake. Meanwhile, Galileo discovers the telescope, a gift from a friend, and perfects its potential. Thanks to it, therefore the scientist makes his first experiments on the stars and began to write his treatises. But the new Pope Urbano VIII and his beloved cardinal discover these theories, find them heretical and order the scientist to recant publicly and to

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allow his lyrics are declared heretics and burned at the stake.


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  • Cyril Cusack as Galileo Galilei
  • Georgi Kaloyanchev as Giordano Bruno
  • Nevena Kokanova as Marina
  • Nikolay Doychev as Cardinal Bellarmino
  • Gheorghi Cerkelov as Paolo Sarpi
  • Piero Vida as Pope Urban VIII
  • Gigi Ballista as Dominican Commissioner
  • Paolo Graziosi as Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • Maia Dragomaska as the Galilei's daughter
  • Lou Castel as the young monk of the Vatican
  • Giulio Brogi as Sagredo
  • Home media

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    Galileo was released in 2010 as a Region 2 DVD. A Region 1 DVD has not been released.

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