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Fellini's Casanova (1976)

Il Casanova di Federico Fellini (original title)
Casanova is a libertine, collecting seductions and sexual feats. But he is really interested in someone, and is he really an interesting person ? Is he really alive ?

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Henriette
Cicely Browne ...
Madame D'Urfé
Carmen Scarpitta ...
Madame Charpillon
Clara Algranti ...
Marcolina
Daniela Gatti ...
Giselda
Margareth Clémenti ...
Sister Maddalena (as Margareth Clementi)
Mario Cencelli ...
Moebius
Olimpia Carlisi ...
Isabella
Silvana Fusacchia ...
Isabella's sister
Leda Lojodice ...
Rosalba the Mechanical doll (as Adele Angela Lojodice)
Sandra Elaine Allen ...
Angelina the Giantess
Clarissa Mary Roll ...
Anna Maria
Alessandra Belloni ...
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Casanova is a libertine, collecting seductions and sexual feats. But he is really interested in someone, and is he really an interesting person ? Is he really alive ? Written by Yepok

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Trivia

The sea in the film was created from cut-up black trash-bags; Federico Fellini wanted to put high emphasis on the plasticity of Casanova's life and journey. See more »

Quotes

Giacomo Casanova: A man who never speaks ill of women does not love them. For to understand them and to love them one must suffer at their hands. Then and only then can you find happiness at the lips of your beloved.
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Connections

Version of Loves of Casanova (1947) See more »

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A misunderstood but beautiful film
4 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

I think this movie has been misunderstood. I have only seen it once and that was in 1978 or so. I had to write a paper about it for an art class so I paid very good attention. I think the theme had to do with loss. He lost every woman he loved starting with the statue that sank in the river. The odd circus woman, and the circus, vanished. The film was most unusual but beautiful - each scene a painting. The scenes and even the story line linger still in my mind. I have not been able to see the film again but would love to to get more insight into the many and various subtleties. The metronome for one was interesting. To me one gage of a good film is one that lingers on in your mind for years. This one qualifies.


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