An extraordinary voyage of discovery of through the most impressive collection of works
of art built up over two thousand years of history. VATICAN MUSEUMS is a SKY
production in collaboration with the Vatican Museums Directorate, for the very
brings Ultra HD 4K/3D film cameras inside the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel,
to show the masterpieces in these collections as they have never been seen before.
A unique, spectacular, fascinating event: the history of one of the world’s most
famous,renowned museums, the history of us all.
A mega-production by a team of 40 professionals who, in the magnificent setting of the
Vatican Museums, traveled hundreds of miles while filming amazing night-time footage
through the halls which house some of the most rare and precious works of art in the
world, spanning all cultures and all epochs...
Thanks to a unique mix of the most advanced techniques used in cinema by James
Cameron and Tim Burton, audiences can literally immerse themselves in the great
masterpieces of art history and feel swathed by the
figures in the Sistine Chapel that have
never seemed so real before.
From the masterpieces of classic statues to the Cast of Michelangelo’s Pietà, right up to
modern sculptures; from paintings by Giotto, Leonardo da Vinci and Caravaggio
to those by Van Gogh, Chagall and Dalì; from the extraordinary frescos in the Rooms of
Raphael, such as “The School of Athens” to the spectacular masterpieces by Michelangelo
in the Sistine Chapel such as the “Creation of Adam” and the majestic “Last Judgment”.
These are the stages of a unique , emotional journey under the guidance of the Director of
the Vatican Museums, Professor Antonio Paolucci, expertly
leading us through past,
present and future.