- 2 hr 14 min
Nightwatching is a historical biographic movie. It is the story of Rembrandt's time when he executed The Nightwatch painting. Rembrandt was rich and famous until he lost it all and became a pauper. His pregnant wife convinced him to take a commission to paint the Musketeer Militia of Amsterdam in 1642. At the time Rembrandt discovered a murder and built the information into the painting. This is the story of that part of his life. Rembrandt was a tortured man. The painting of The Nightwatch is his most famous painting and the incidents leading to its completion were the events which undid his life.