Goya's Ghosts (2007)
July 20, 2007 (Limited)
Rated R for violence, disturbing images, some sexual content and nudity
GOYA'S GHOSTS is a sweeping historical epic, told through the eyes of celebrated Spanish painter Francisco Goya (STELLAN SKARSGARD). 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...
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Having just reviewed Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium
, I'm now sitting here writing a review for another unremarkable Natalie Portman movie called Goya's Ghosts
. A gritty, dark and depressing drama set during the Spanish Inquisition, Goya's Ghosts
is about an acclaimed artist who gets drawn into a political game of deception, and who gets to witness the psychological and physical destruction of a beautiful young girl.
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