LateRooms.com - Head to Turin for Ecce Homo

March 05, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
LateRooms.com reports Ecce Homo is due to begin at the Museo Nazionale del Cinema in Turin this spring and will offer movie buffs the chance to see various representations of Jesus Christ from silver screen history.

Visitors will be able to witness a selection of the most significant moments of the religious figure's life, as portrayed in films.

This will not be restricted to only the images being shown on-screen, but also movie scores, books and a variety of other records from the archives Museo itself, as well as from the collections of Cinematheque Francaise and Fondation Jerome Seydoux-Pathe.

Guests who take a trip from their Turin hotels to the venue can expect to see representations of iconic moments such as the resurrection of Christ and the nativity scene.

The facility added: "The outer gate of the Mole Antonelliana will present a chronological selection of the most significant films, from silent movies to the present day."

Running from March 26th to June 6th, the museum is open every day except Monday from 09:00 (local time), closing at 20:00 on Tuesday to Friday and Sunday, while the establishment shuts at 23:00 on Saturday.

Tickets cost 7 (£6.30) or 9 if people want to have a ride on the panoramic lift offered by the venue, with the public able to order online or on the door.

Commenting on Ecce Homo, Jessica Reading, head of marketing for LateRooms, said: "We strongly urge people thinking of going to Ecce Homo and who need hotel Torino to book early to avoid disappointment."