The Mill and the Cross
Release Date: September 14, 2011
Running Time: 91 mins.
MPAA Rating: None
Box Office: $310,900.00
Genre: Biopic, Drama, Foreign, Period
A painting comes alive in the living, breathing world of Pieter Bruegel's dense frieze of Christ's passion, The Way to Calvary. Bruegel's 1564 painting sets the drama of the crucifixion within a rustic Flanders scene teeming with everyday life, portrays Jesus' crucifixion in the midst of the brutal Spanish occupation of 16th century Flanders. A dozen characters are being followed, showcasing their intertwining lives.