Michael HEIKS (TV Plus), Irene HOFER (MEDEA FILM FACTORY (UG))
In October 2016 “Inferno”, the third installment of Dan Brown’s blockbuster trilogy (after “The Da Vinci Code” and “Angels and Demons”) starring Tom Hanks and directed by Ron Howard will be released worldwide. The story revolves around a mystery hidden in Botticelli’s drawings of the map to Dante Alighieri’s Inferno. But what’s the real story behind these unsettling illustrations? “Botticelli Inferno” is a fascinating, throughout investigation on the secrets behind Botticelli drawings, shot in several locations – Rome, Vatican City, Florence, Berlin, London and Scotland – and destined to show a surprising dark side of the renowned Renaissance artist, famous for peaceful and idyllic paintings such as “The Birth of Venus” and “La Primavera”.