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Casanova (2005)

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The fabled romantic Giacomo Casanova, after failing to win the affection of the Venetian woman Francesca Bruni, strives to discover the real meaning of love.

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Casanova is in love with Francesca, who thinks he is a friend of himself even though he is engaged to Victoria, who is the love of Giovanni, Francesca's brother. Francesca is betrothed to Paprizzio who thinks Casanova is the feminist writer Guardi, who is really Francessca's nomme de plume. Amidst all these secret identities and misunderstandings, the Catholic Church sends Pucci to bring Casanova and Guardi to trial for heresy. Written by Ploy P.

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He won every woman's heart. She won his. See more »


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Rated R for some sexual content | See all certifications »

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$231,077, 25 December 2005, Limited Release

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$11,294,832, 16 April 2006
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Giacomo Casanova was a real person, but most of the other characters in the movie are not. Francesca Bruni was created for the Bob Hope vehicle Casanova's Big Night (1954), in which she was played by Joan Fontaine. See more »

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The character name Victoria uses the Spanish or Latin spelling, rather than the Italian spelling Vittoria. See more »

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Casanova: I, too, come here to make confession.
Francesca Bruni: What have you to confess?
Casanova: Well, let's see. Jealousy. Pride. Covetousness. Despair. And you?
Francesca Bruni: I came to prepare my soul for marriage.
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Version of Casanova (1927) See more »

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Concerto in D Major for Lute, 2 Violins & Basso Continuo: (3. Allegro)
Composed by Antonio Vivaldi
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CASANOVA...A wonderful, entertaining and romantic Venetian farce
26 December 2005 | by See all my reviews

CASANOVA is a delightful comedy and farce with a tremendous cast of very talented actors. Heath Ledger is a wonderful and witty CASANOVA, Sienna Miller delivers a delicious performance, and Jeremy Irons, Oliver Platt and Lena Olin all add to the humorous plot and story. This film is fun to watch and see the romp through Venice as CASANOVA jumps from one roof top to another in a very beautifully photographed film.

Lasse Hallstrom has directed a film which showcases the beauty of Venice in a romantic comedy that has beautiful sets and costumes. The ride in the hot air balloon is a cinematic moment which captures the adventures of CASANOVA and his attempt to woo the woman he really loves.

The dialog, pace of the film and the colorful ending makes CASANOVA a story worth watching and with a cast that is simply out of this world. And Heath Ledger and Sienna Miller provide CASANOVA with just the right amount of romance and adventure. Bravo, CASANOVA.


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