David Liu | 26 May 2012
From the canvas (in this case, marble block) to the cinema.
Pietà (Michelangelo, 1498-99; marble)
Heat (Michael Mann, 1995)
Near the beginning of the film, Neil McCauley walks past a replica of Michelangelo’s Pietà. Near the end, world-weary Vincent Hanna fights to keep his suicidal step-daughter alive.