Fiction. BAROQUE is the true story of the young painter Mario Minitti and several others who lived in and loved in Rome at the turn of the century in 1600. They came to Rome to find fame and fortune, Fillide Meladrone, Archbishop Pietero Aldrobondini, Ranuccio Tomassoni, Nunzio Pulzone. The story follows their lives as they intersect and fall in love with one another and share a common bond that they were painted by the great Caravaggio.
Richard Vetere was born in New York City. He is the author of The Third Miracle, and co-author of the screenplay adaptation for producer Francis Ford Coppola. An avid playwright, his works include: Caravaggio; Machiavelli; One Shot, One Kill; and Gangster Apparel. Vetere also wrote the novel BAROQUE and the cult-classic film Vigilante.Author City: NEW YORK, NY USA