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I, Don Giovanni (2009)

Io, Don Giovanni (original title)
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A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.

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Carlos Saura
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tobias Moretti ... Giacomo Casanova
Eulàlia Ramon ... Nobildonna
Sergi Roca Sergi Roca ... Lorenzo giovane
Anna Saura Ramón Anna Saura Ramón ... Bambina battezzata (as Anna Saura)
Francesco Barilli Francesco Barilli ... Vescovo
Lorenzo Balducci ... Lorenzo Da Ponte
Elena Cucci ... Francesca Barbarigo
Sebastiano Lo Monaco Sebastiano Lo Monaco ... Barbarigo
Sylvia De Fanti ... Tipoletta
Javier Munzò Javier Munzò ... Giocatore
Franco Interlenghi ... Padre di Annetta
Emilia Verginelli Emilia Verginelli ... Annetta
Lino Guanciale ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Cristina Giannelli Cristina Giannelli ... Caterina Cavalieri / Donna Anna
Ketevan Kemoklidze ... Adriana Ferrarese / Donna Elvira
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A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.

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Language:

Italian | German

Release Date:

23 October 2009 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$253,078
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2.35 : 1
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Picturesque!
20 December 2011 | by ursulahemardSee all my reviews

A movie for all of those who love Opera, love Mozart, and love 'Don Giovanni'. The central character is Lorenzo Da Ponte (10 March 1749 - 17 August 1838), a Venetian opera librettist and poet. The movie is about the 'making-of' of 'Don Giovanni' and Mozart and Salieri are very much present and well depicted. It seems that biographically and historically the story line is pretty much accurate. The costumes are lavish, the acting flawless and the directing exemplary.

But what really keeps you mesmerized is the breathtaking cinematography (courtesy of Vittorio Storaro), a true artistic visual feast underscored with Vivaldi in the beginning and then Mozart through and through.

P.S. Italian is the most beautiful language, when people speak, everything rhymes, as if all conversations were just one big sonnet...♥!

Watchable with interested adolescents.


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