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The Painting Andrés Sanz Vicente
Are we looking at a painting or is it looking back at us? Velázquez’s larger-than-life painting “Las Meninas” sparks captivating digressions about curiosity and penetrating gazes.
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The Painting

Documentary Film
Spain
2019
107 minutes

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Andrés Sanz Vicente
Antonio Gómez-Olea
Ismael Martín
Ismael Martín
Javier Ruiz Gómez
Andrés Sanz Vicente
Andrés Sanz Vicente
Andrés Sanz Vicente
Micky López
Santiago Rapallo
The Painting is a plot of mystery regarding the universal work of Diego Velázquez “Las Meninas” the painting which contains the greatest number of riddles in history. A film that toys with the spectator, transforming them into a detective whilst guiding them through the labyrinth of clues that lead to deciphering the secret hidden by Velázquez.