Dante’s Virgil (Inferno and Purgatory)

Duration: about 70 minutes

Some of the moments of deepest pathos in Dante’s journey through Hell and Purgatory spring from the evolving relationship between the sinful ‘pilgrim’, hopeful of redemption, and his virtuous guide and ‘more-than-father’, Virgil, a pagan, ‘living without hope’ in Limbo.

Tip: the splendid film exists in two complementary versions, with text or with faces and subtitles), making it easier to get to grips with the text.

Zip file of everything


Slides with full text