Musée d'Orsay: Quo Vadis ?

Quo Vadis ?

Enrico Guazzoni
1913. Italy. Silent
95 mins

The prototype for this genre. A magnificent and convincing recreation of Christianity triumphing over pagan Rome, for which Enrico Guazzoni, himself a painter, would take up the motifs of Gérôme’s paintings. Based on the novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz (1896).

With musical accompaniment by
Vincent Lê Quang, saxophone
Giani Caserotto, guitare électrique
Julien Loutelier, batterie

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