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Goya's Ghosts

Rating:R (for violence, disturbing images, some sexual content and nudity)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:July 20, 2007
Running time:114 minutes
Cast:Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman, Stellan Skarsgård, Randy Quaid, Blanca Portillo
Director:Milos Forman
Producer:Mark Albela, Denise O'Dell
Writer:Milos Forman, Jean-Claude Carrière
Distributor:Samuel Goldwyn Films

Description: "Goya's Ghosts" is a sweeping historical epic, told through the eyes of celebrated Spanish painter Francisco Goya. Set against the backdrop of political turmoil at the end of the Spanish Inquisition and start of the invasion of Spain by Napoleon's army, the film captures the essence and beauty of Goya's work which is best known for both the colorful depictions of the royal court and its people, and his grim depictions of the brutality of war and life in 18th century Spain. Brother Lorenzo, an enigmatic, cunning member of the Inquisition's inner circle who becomes infatuated with Goya's teenage muse, Ines, when she is falsely accused of heresy and sent to prison.

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