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I cannot recommend visiting the cities of Rome, Venice, Florence, and Milan enough as these cities were home to the greatest artistic and cultural revolution in history. The architecture is astounding and the art stunning. The man right at the heart of it was Michelangelo whose influence on Western Art is unparalleled. The Agony and The Ecstasy is about the turbulent time when Michelangelo painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, a painting which people from every corner of the globe travel to see. Directed by Carol Reed, The Agony and The Ecstasy is great film.
Andrei Rublev isn’t my favourite Andrei Tarkovsky film as I prefer Solaris and the more traditional and straightforward Ivan’s Childhood, but it’s still an impressive film.
I admit I’ve run out of options here, either having not seen the relevant films and not had time to see them so I’m going to pick the Mr Bean movie. In this film, Bean ruins the famous Whistler's Mother and paints over with a poorly drawn smiley face.