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Empire of the Nude: The Victorian Nude

2001 Rated NR 56m

The Victorian era is often cited for its lack of sexuality, but as this documentary reveals, the period's artists created a strong tradition surrounding the classical nude figure, which spread from the fine arts to more common forms of expression. The film explains how 19th-century artists were inspired by ancient Greek and Roman works to highlight the naked form, and how that was reflected in the evolving cultural attitudes toward sex.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.0

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.