After his encounter with Giordano Bruno in 1592, Galileo convinces himself that the sun, and not the earth, is at the center of universe. The Church considers Galileo's theory a heresy, but he continues his studies in ...展开Florence, until he's arrested and tried. Standing before the inquisition court in 1633, he will sign a solemn abjuration. Galileo Galilei and the Church: a controversial and hard subject faced by Liliana Cavani in this TV movie (which was later screened in movie theaters), which portrays Galileo's drama when he opposed himself to a conservative and obscurantist church. Cavani focuses on the contrasts, and powerfully proposes his story with dramatic intensity.