Synopsis by Sally Barber
Leonardo da Vinci, the Florentine painter, sculptor, architect, engineer, and scientist, was an undisputed genius. Born in 1452, the great master of the High Renaissance left a remarkable legacy to mankind. His pioneering contributions in the fields of art, astronomy, biology, and physiology were cornerstones to many modern innovations, including flight. Leonardo da Vinci: Renaissance Man of the World pays tribute to the diversity of his amazing talent and remarkable genius. In addition, the film provides a historically accurate picture of the period in which da Vinci lived and worked.