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Salvador Dalí: Christ of Saint John of the Cross 

An examination of Salvador Dali's 1951 painting "Christ of St. John of the Cross." A convert to Catholicism and banished from the Surrealists, Dali finds inspiration in a drawing by a Catholic mystic. The work's uneasy home in Glasgow.

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Mick Gold

Writer:

Russell Davies

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Samuel West ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Salvador Dalí ... Himself - Artist (archive footage)
Dawn Ades Dawn Ades ... Herself - Art Historian, University of Essex
Rosemary Clark Rosemary Clark ... Herself - Spanish Literature, Cambridge University
Mario Conti Mario Conti ... Himself - Archbishop of Glasgow (as Most Reverend Mario Conti)
William Crozier William Crozier ... Himself - Artist
Ian Gibson Ian Gibson ... Himself - Dali Biographer
Tom Honeyman Tom Honeyman ... Himself - Former Director, Glasgow Art Gallery (archive footage)
Moira Jeffrey Moira Jeffrey ... Herself - Art Critic, The Herald
Elliott King Elliott King ... Himself - Dali Scholar
Jeff Koons ... Himself - Artist
Neil MacGregor Neil MacGregor ... Himself - Director, British Museum
Alyce Mahon Alyce Mahon ... Herself - Art Historian, Cambridge University
Malcolm Muggeridge ... Himself - Interviewer (archive footage)
Antoni Pitxot Antoni Pitxot ... Himself - Artist and Friend of Dali
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An examination of Salvador Dali's 1951 painting "Christ of St. John of the Cross." A convert to Catholicism and banished from the Surrealists, Dali finds inspiration in a drawing by a Catholic mystic. The work's uneasy home in Glasgow.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2006 (UK) See more »

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