The Life of Leonardo da Vinci
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La Vita di Leonardo Da Vinci — in English, The Life of Leonardo da Vinci — is a 1971 Italian television miniseries dramatizing the life of the Italian Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci (1452–1519).
Italian TV series or program
|The Life of Leonardo da Vinci|
|Written by||Renato Castellani|
|Directed by||Renato Castellani|
|Narrated by||Giulio Bosetti (and onscreen presenter)|
|Theme music composer||Roman Vlad|
|Country of origin||Italy|
|Running time||270 min (five 54-minute episodes)|
|Original release||October 20, 1971 (1971-10-20)|
Italy: 24 October 1971
USA: 13 August 1972
France: 2 May 1974
The Golden Globe-winning miniseries was directed by Renato Castellani, produced by RAI, Televisión Española, ORTF and Istituto Luce and distributed in the United States by CBS, which aired it from August 13, 1972 to September 10, 1972. Castellani wrote the screenplay. It was filmed entirely on location in Italy and France. The total runtime of the five episodes is nearly five hours.