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THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS

by Lech Majewski

synopsis

Based on his own novel “Metaphysics”, Lech Wajewski's film is an erotic treatise on art, love and death. When British art historian Claudine learns that her cancer is terminal, she abandons caution and takes her lover, Chris, on an extraordinary journey to Venice, where their passion finds fulfillment in the fantastic paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. Videotaping their trip, Claudine intends to leave Chris a haunting record of their emotional and spiritual discoveries.

international title: The Garden of Earthly Delights
original title: Ogród rozkoszy ziemskich
country: Italy, Poland, United Kingdom
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Lech Majewski
film run: 104'
screenplay: Lech Majewski
cast: Claudine Spiteri, Chris Nightingale, Barry Chipperfield, Maria Novella Martinoli, Gian Campi, Mariarosa Marchiori
cinematography by: Lech Majewski
film editing: Eliot Ems
art director: Susanna Codognato, Leon Herlig
costumes designer: Catherine Buyse
music: Lech Majewski, Józef Skrzek
producer: Guido Cerasuolo, Lech Majewski, Ben Gibson
production: Mestiere Cinema, Telewizja Polska (TVP) - Agencja Filmowa, Metaphysics
distributor: Gutek Film