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Don Giovanni (1970)

Spectacular Italian comedy-drama directed by Carmelo Bene. The narrative follows how Don Giovanni tries to seduce a young woman who is manically searching for Christian icons. The film is ... See full summary »

Director:

Carmelo Bene

Writers:

Jules-Amédée Barbey d'Aurevilly (short story "Le plus bel amour de Don Juan"), Carmelo Bene
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Cast

Credited cast:
Carmelo Bene ... Don Giovanni
Lydia Mancinelli Lydia Mancinelli ... Mother
Vittorio Bodini Vittorio Bodini ... Father
Gea Marotta Gea Marotta ... Girl
John Francis Lane John Francis Lane ... Narrator (voice) (as J. Francis Lane)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Salvatore Vendittelli Salvatore Vendittelli ... Commander
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Spectacular Italian comedy-drama directed by Carmelo Bene. The narrative follows how Don Giovanni tries to seduce a young woman who is manically searching for Christian icons. The film is loosely based on Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly's short story "The Greatest Love of Don Juan", from the collection Les Diaboliques. The film premiered in the Directors' Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian | English | Spanish | French

Release Date:

11 November 1970 (France) See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White (inserts only)| Color (Ektachrome)
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 56093 delivered on 8-5-1970. See more »

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Carmen
Composed by Georges Bizet
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