Galileo (1974)

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  • Bertolt Brecht's Galileo Alternative

Synopsis

Concerned with Galileo's battle with the hierarchy of the Catholic Church because his ideas threaten mankind's long-held beliefs about the planetary system and his place in it. Adaptation of Bertholt Brecht's play `Galileo'.

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