Venus de Milo
Disarming Beauty

61/52 min | 2022 I Natacha Giler

YUZU Productions in coproduction with Anemon Productions


in coproduction with ARTE France and Cosmote, with the participation of SVT

 

with the support of the CNC and Ile-de-France Region

developed with the support of Creative Europe / Media

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The Venus de Milo is a star of the Louvre Museum. Millions of visitors flock to pay homage to her every year. A canon of classical beauty, her body is astonishingly sensual. The many mysteries surrounding the story of her creation further enhance her aura. 

But is this enough to explain the undying infatuation and inspiration that it has never ceased to arouse, the object of so much desire?

From Auguste Rodin to Jim Dine, from Salvador Dali to Beyoncé, from Buster Keaton to Brigitte Bardot, through the eyes of her admirers, the words of experts, artists’ projects and feminist claims, this film revisits the history of the Venus de Milo, to lift the veil on one of the most beautiful enigmas of the art world.