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Flaming June

Movie: Life is beautiful
Painting: Flaming June
Author: Sir Frederic Leighton
About the film
Cast: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano, Sergio Bini Bustric, Marisa Paredes, Horst Buchholz, Lidia Alfonsi, Giuliana Lojodice, Amerigo Fontani, Pietro De Silva, Francesco Guzzo, Raffaella Lebboroni
Actors in scene: Roberto Benigni, Sergio Bini Bustric, Giustino Durano
Country (movie): Italy
Genres: comedy, drama, war
Director: Roberto Benigni
Writers: Roberto Benigni, Vincenzo Cerami
Time of scene: 00:08:02
Release year: 1997
About the painting
Title: Flaming June
Author: Sir Frederic Leighton
Date of creation: 1895
Style: Academic Art
Size: large
Artist's country: United Kingdom
Room: other, loft, workshop
Room colors: multicolored
Theme: portrait, allegory
Color: yellow, brown, orange, creamy
Additional information:

Painting appears in the scene when uncle Eliseo is showing to Guido and Ferruccio his storeroom with many sculptures, paintings and other artworks.

It is thought that the portrayed woman in ‘Flaming June’ refers to the figure of sleeping nymph. The oleander branch shown in the top right is probably a symbol of link between sleep and death.