History Film / Casanova

23rd Nov '16 4:00:18 AM JamesAustin
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''Casanova'' is another approximation of the Casanova myth, this time in a rom-com style with Creator/HeathLedger playing the titular character and directed in 2005 by Lasse Hallström of ''Film/{{Chocolat}}'' fame. It also stars Sienna Miller as Francesca, Charlie Cox as Giovanni, Oliver Platt as Paprizzio, Lena Olin as Ms. Bruni and Creator/JeremyIrons as inquisitor Pucci.

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''Casanova'' is another approximation of the Casanova myth, this time in a rom-com style with Creator/HeathLedger playing the titular character and directed in 2005 by Lasse Hallström of ''Film/{{Chocolat}}'' fame. It also stars Sienna Miller Creator/SiennaMiller as Francesca, Charlie Cox as Giovanni, Oliver Platt as Paprizzio, Lena Olin as Ms. Bruni and Creator/JeremyIrons as inquisitor Pucci.
16th Nov '16 1:33:53 PM Discar
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* AManIsNotAVirgin: Shy, clumsy Giovanni loses his virginity to an entire brothel - for free, because he's apparently just that good - and becomes badass by the next morning.
4th Nov '16 6:54:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* AManIsNotAVirgin: Shy, clumsy Giovanni loses his virginity to an entire brothel - for free, because he's apparently just that good - and becomes {{Badass}} by the next morning.

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* AManIsNotAVirgin: Shy, clumsy Giovanni loses his virginity to an entire brothel - for free, because he's apparently just that good - and becomes {{Badass}} badass by the next morning.
21st Jan '16 4:17:36 PM mephistos
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21st Jan '16 4:13:01 PM mephistos
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It's the year 1753. Giacomo Casanova is waiting for a promise made by his mother several years ago. Meanwhile, he spends big time in Venice as an infamous lover and seducer for several ladies, something that the Church has not tolerated for a long time. When Casanova is finally apprehended, his friend and protector the Doge has had enough of his cheekiness and gives him one chance for redemption by finding a decent woman and marry. He finds a good chance with the "pure" daughter of Mr. Donato, Victoria, who actually lusts for him every time.

Things do not go well when he meets a beautiful but ahead of her time woman named Francesca Bruni, who despises what Casanova is doing, and begins to slowly fall in love. It happens that she has arranged a marriage with a man she never met, Paprizzio a butter merchant from Genova, and that he thinks she has an affair with a prominent philosopher called Bernardo Guardi. Also, her clumsy brother Giovanni is jealous of him for conquering the heart of Victoria, with whom he had been in love for some time. Casanova unwillingly must impersonate several people, including Paprizzio and Guardi, and use the picaresque in order to get closer to Francesca. Also, the Church has sent a more cruel inquisitor to Venice to stop Casanova's schemes. HilarityEnsues.

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It's the year 1753. Giacomo Casanova is waiting for a promise made by his mother several years ago. Meanwhile, he spends big time in Venice as an infamous lover and seducer for several ladies, something that the Church has not tolerated for a long time. When Casanova is finally apprehended, his friend and protector the Doge has had enough of his cheekiness and gives him one chance for redemption by finding a decent woman and marry. He finds a good chance with the Victoria--the "pure" daughter of Mr. Donato, Victoria, who Donato--who actually lusts for him every time.

Things do not go well when he meets Casanova ends up meeting a beautiful but ahead of her time beautiful, ahead-of-her-time woman named Francesca Bruni, who despises what Casanova he's doing. She also is doing, and begins inconveniently engaged to slowly fall in love. It happens that she has arranged a marriage with a man she never met, Paprizzio a butter merchant from Genova, Genova she's never met, Paprizzio. Both defiant and that he thinks she has an affair betrothed, Casanova begins to slowly [[ILoveYouBecauseICantControlYou fall in love with a prominent philosopher called Bernardo Guardi. her]].

Also, her clumsy brother Giovanni is jealous of him for conquering the heart of Victoria, with whom he had has been in love for some time. Casanova unwillingly must impersonate several people, including Paprizzio and Guardi, and use the picaresque in order to get closer to Francesca. Also, the Church has sent a more cruel inquisitor to Venice to stop Casanova's schemes. HilarityEnsues.
14th Oct '15 5:27:31 PM GottamsReckoning
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A 2005 movie starring Heath Ledger, Charlie Cox, and Sienna Miller.

Creator/HeathLedger plays Giacomo Casanova, the mysterious nobleman whose sexual prowess is cutting a swath through 18th century Venice. After one too many run-ins with the law over charges of moral corruption, Casanova must be married to a local girl, Victoria (played by Natalie Dormer), herself well-known for having been kept pure and virginal. However, he soon finds himself enamored with Francesca Bruni (Miller), a feminist ahead of her time who is causing a stir among the Venetian community for her revolutionary views on gender relations (published under a man's name), as well as her vocal denouncement of Casanova. Casanova must go to great lengths to court her, not only proving his worth to a woman with little faith in men but also adopting a pseudonym so she doesn't find out about his reputation.

Both Francesca and Casanova are targeted by Bishop Pucci (played by Creator/JeremyIrons), an agent of the Catholic Church for the Inquisition, hunting down their alter egos with the intention of executing them. Despite the serious threats of death facing the two love interests, HilarityEnsues. Supporting characters include Francesca's brother and mother (played by Charlie Cox and Creator/LenaOlin, respectively) and the merchant whose identity Casanova steals, to whom Francesca incidentally happens to be [[ArrangedMarriage unwillingly engaged]], played by Oliver Platt.

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A 2005 movie starring Heath Ledger, Charlie Cox, It's the year 1753. Giacomo Casanova is waiting for a promise made by his mother several years ago. Meanwhile, he spends big time in Venice as an infamous lover and Sienna Miller.

seducer for several ladies, something that the Church has not tolerated for a long time. When Casanova is finally apprehended, his friend and protector the Doge has had enough of his cheekiness and gives him one chance for redemption by finding a decent woman and marry. He finds a good chance with the "pure" daughter of Mr. Donato, Victoria, who actually lusts for him every time.

Things do not go well when he meets a beautiful but ahead of her time woman named Francesca Bruni, who despises what Casanova is doing, and begins to slowly fall in love. It happens that she has arranged a marriage with a man she never met, Paprizzio a butter merchant from Genova, and that he thinks she has an affair with a prominent philosopher called Bernardo Guardi. Also, her clumsy brother Giovanni is jealous of him for conquering the heart of Victoria, with whom he had been in love for some time. Casanova unwillingly must impersonate several people, including Paprizzio and Guardi, and use the picaresque in order to get closer to Francesca. Also, the Church has sent a more cruel inquisitor to Venice to stop Casanova's schemes. HilarityEnsues.

''Casanova'' is another approximation of the Casanova myth, this time in a rom-com style with
Creator/HeathLedger plays Giacomo Casanova, playing the mysterious nobleman whose sexual prowess is cutting a swath through 18th century Venice. After one too many run-ins with the law over charges of moral corruption, Casanova must be married to a local girl, Victoria (played by Natalie Dormer), herself well-known for having been kept pure titular character and virginal. However, he soon finds himself enamored with Francesca Bruni (Miller), a feminist ahead directed in 2005 by Lasse Hallström of her time who is causing a stir among the Venetian community for her revolutionary views on gender relations (published under a man's name), as well as her vocal denouncement of Casanova. Casanova must go to great lengths to court her, not only proving his worth to a woman with little faith in men but ''Film/{{Chocolat}}'' fame. It also adopting a pseudonym so she doesn't find out about his reputation.

Both Francesca and Casanova are targeted by Bishop Pucci (played by Creator/JeremyIrons), an agent of the Catholic Church for the Inquisition, hunting down their alter egos with the intention of executing them. Despite the serious threats of death facing the two love interests, HilarityEnsues. Supporting characters include Francesca's brother and mother (played by
stars Sienna Miller as Francesca, Charlie Cox as Giovanni, Oliver Platt as Paprizzio, Lena Olin as Ms. Bruni and Creator/LenaOlin, respectively) Creator/JeremyIrons as inquisitor Pucci.

This film also marked the debut of Creator/NatalieDormer (''Series/TheTudors'', ''Series/GameOfThrones'')
and the merchant whose identity Casanova steals, to whom Francesca incidentally happens to be [[ArrangedMarriage unwillingly engaged]], played by Oliver Platt.

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beginning of her {{Typecasting}} as seductress characters.



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** Francesca. Your brother is a poor swordsman who's got himself into a duel? No problem, just take his place and kick ass!
** Victoria holds her own with a sword in the climax, as well.

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ActionGirl: Francesca. Your brother is a poor swordsman who's got himself into a duel? No problem, just take his place and kick ass!
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** Also, Victoria holds her own with a sword in the climax, as well.
17th May '15 2:15:45 PM Morgenthaler
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3rd Mar '14 10:51:38 AM reillymouse
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* CannibalTribe: {{Implied|Trope}}. For failing to catch Casanova, Pucci's predecessor and his entire staff get sent off to be missionaries somewhere where they have "a great ''hunger'' for religion".

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* CannibalTribe: {{Implied|Trope}}. For failing to catch Casanova, punish Casanova for his crimes against the church, Pucci's predecessor and his entire staff get sent off to be missionaries somewhere where there is one.
--> '''Pucci:''' Let's just say...
they have "a a great ''hunger'' for religion".religion.



* DoubleEntendre: "No intercourse before the wedding...Social intercourse, of course."

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* DoubleEntendre: "No intercourse before the wedding...Social social intercourse, of course."
2nd Feb '14 9:48:03 AM m8e
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Both Francesca and Casanova are targeted by Bishop Pucci (played by Creator/JeremyIrons), an agent of the Catholic Church for the Inquisition, hunting down their alter egos with the intention of executing them. Despite the serious threats of death facing the two love interests, HilarityEnsues. Supporting characters include Francesca's brother and mother (played by Charlie Cox and Lena Olin, respectively) and the merchant whose identity Casanova steals, to whom Francesca incidentally happens to be [[ArrangedMarriage unwillingly engaged]], played by Oliver Platt.

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Both Francesca and Casanova are targeted by Bishop Pucci (played by Creator/JeremyIrons), an agent of the Catholic Church for the Inquisition, hunting down their alter egos with the intention of executing them. Despite the serious threats of death facing the two love interests, HilarityEnsues. Supporting characters include Francesca's brother and mother (played by Charlie Cox and Lena Olin, Creator/LenaOlin, respectively) and the merchant whose identity Casanova steals, to whom Francesca incidentally happens to be [[ArrangedMarriage unwillingly engaged]], played by Oliver Platt.
20th Jan '14 6:00:06 AM LongLiveHumour
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