The first movie of Dante’s Inferno

Over the centuries, Dante Alighieri’s masterpiece, the Divine Comedy, has beena source of inspiration for many artists, who have tried to catch the timelessessence of what is widely considered as one of the most illustrious andinfluential cornerstones in the Italian literature.

Of the three chapters in which the poem is divided no doubt the Inferno is theone that mostly has attracted painters, illustrators and directorsinterest, bytelling the descent of Dante through the nine circles of Inferno.