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|Synopsis:||Artemisia (Cervi) is the teenaged daughter of well-known artist Orazio Gentileschi (Serrault), who encourages her artistic pursuits. He bullies the local art academy to admit Artemisia, a no-no in 17th-century Rome, and she even tries the forbidden territory of the male nude. Soon her artistic passion is matched by a sexual passion for fellow artist Agostino Tassi (Manojlovic), but this time her father isn't so understanding and Artemisia becomes the center of a rape trial. The real Artemisia is considered to be the first known female artist. French with subtitles.|
|Directed by:||Agnes Merlet|
|Producer(s):||Patrice Haddad, Premiere Heure, Miramax.|
|Cast:||Valentina Cervi, Michel Serrault, Miki (Predrag) Manojlovic, Luca Zingaretti, Brigitte Catillon, Frederic Pierrot, Maurice Garrel, Yahn Tregouet, Jacques Nolot|