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The Money Changer and His Wife, 1514, Quentin Metsys

The Money Changer and His Wife, 1514, Quentin Metsys

A Short film by Clément Cogitore

Produced by Les Poissons Volants

Production year : 2014

    Synopsis

    A film from Les Petits Secrets des grands tableaux collection- Season 1

    The Money Changer and His Wife sketches the portrait of sixteenth century Antwerp. In the guise of a simple genre scene, the painter Quentin Metsys reveals a subtle criticism of a world inflamed by  the vanity of merchants.

    Production and distribution (2)

    About

    Thanks to digital animation, details of masterpieces from the history of art come alive to recount the spirit of the age and the upheavals of history: wars, revolutions, economic transformations, scientific discoveries, beliefs, and flow of ideas.

    Photos

    Full credits (13)

    Executive Producer :

    Sophie Goupil

    Screenwriters :

    Élisabeth Couturier, Thomas Cheysson

    Sound Recordist :

    Stéphane Larrat

    Sound Editor :

    Julien Ngo-Trong

    Music Composer :

    Roque Rivas

    Grader :

    François Lavignotte

    Post-production supervisor :

    François-Joseph Botbol

    Technical details

    Short film

    Genres :

    Animated film, Documentary

    Sub-genre :

    2D & 3D animation

    Themes :

    Art, Painting, History

    Production language :

    French, English, German

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    2014

    Runtime :

    26 min

    Production formats :

    Digital creation

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    16/9

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None