This unique program draws upon new dramatic filmed sequences, contemporary images and the work of artists inspired by Dante's epic voyage of the imagination. This stirring film also provides the ideal starting point for the study of this major work.
"There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery" - Dante Alighieri (The Inferno)
Featuring:• Visual interpretations of 'The Divine Comedy' by the Topiary Dance Group "The Doré• Illustrations, first published in 1861• New location footage from Florence, Dante's birthplace • The themes• The plot• The characters• Interpretation and analysis by Professor Zygmont, Dr. Catherine Keen of St John's College, Cambridge, Dr. Simon Gilson of Warwick University, Dr. Robin Kirkpatrick of Robinson College, Cambridge, plus author and leading Dante authority Dr. Anna Lawrence.
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