In this drama, the future of art is examined from two vantage points: the years 1699 and 1999. Roland is an avant-garde artist in Venice, California whose sister, Countess Camilla Volta , lives on their family's estate in Venice, Italy.

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Countess Camilla Volta
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Roland / Salvatore
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Count Jacko / Count Giaccomo
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Rudy Mestry / Bishop Orsini
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Lark / Gippo the Fool
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Danilo Danuzzi
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Sen. Campbell
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The Viscount
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Chandra Chase
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Jenna
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Maria / Sophia
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Myra
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Alana / Lucrezia
Eddie Ruscha ...
J.J. Rinquist
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In this drama, the future of art is examined from two vantage points: the years 1699 and 1999. Roland is an avant-garde artist in Venice, California whose sister, Countess Camilla Volta , lives on their family's estate in Venice, Italy.

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