The Searching heart: a medieval legend

France, 1951

Film
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The continuity of this film is taken from a mid-fifteenth century illuminated manuscript, written by Rene, Duke of Anjou, Count of Provence and King of naples, and illustrated by his court painters. The story of the film contemporary with Spencer’s Faerie Queen, tells of the King’s dream in which he saw the Human Heart in its search for maturity and a place in the community of men of good will.

Credits

director

Jean Aurel

production company

Argos Films

Language

English

Duration

00:16:05:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28303

Subject categories

Adaptations

Crafts & Visual Arts → Illumination of books and manuscripts

History → Illumination of books and manuscripts

Literature → Fairy tales - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature, Medieval

Short films

Short films → Short films - France

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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