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The Resource Casanova, Gondola Pictures, Ltd. ; Touchstone Pictures ; The Mark Gordon Company ; produced by Betsy Beers, Mark Gordon, Leslie Holleran ; story by Kimberly Simi and Michael Cristofer ; screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher and Kimberly Simi ; directed by Lasse Hallström, (videorecording DVD)

Casanova, Gondola Pictures, Ltd. ; Touchstone Pictures ; The Mark Gordon Company ; produced by Betsy Beers, Mark Gordon, Leslie Holleran ; story by Kimberly Simi and Michael Cristofer ; screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher and Kimberly Simi ; directed by Lasse Hallström, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Casanova
Title
Casanova
Statement of responsibility
Gondola Pictures, Ltd. ; Touchstone Pictures ; The Mark Gordon Company ; produced by Betsy Beers, Mark Gordon, Leslie Holleran ; story by Kimberly Simi and Michael Cristofer ; screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher and Kimberly Simi ; directed by Lasse Hallström
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Casanova has to begin searching for a wife. He is a womanizer with many conquests and If he cannot show he is living a more respectable life, the Church will throw him out of Venice. He is quickly engaged to Victoria, a woman with a pure reputation. As soon as that is arranged, he meets Francesca, a feminist who hates all he stands for. He pretends to be someone else to get into her good graces, and soon finds out she is engaged to Papprizzio, a man whom she has never met. Meanwhile, arriving in Venice to find Casanova, is Pucci, one of the Vatican's most known and feared inquisitors. Francesca falls in love with Casanova, who is pretending to be the Lard king himself. Francesca's brother Donato is in love with Victoria and her mother Andrea wants Francesca to marry a man of substance
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Oliver Stapleton ; art designers, Susanna Codognato, Robert Guerra, Luca Tranchino ; editor, Andrew Mondshein ; music, Alexandre Desplat ; costume designer, Jenny Beavan ; production designer, David Gropman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for some sexual content
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Heath Ledger, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Oliver Platt, Lena Olin, Omid Djalili, Stephen Greif, Ken Stott, Helen McCrory, Leigh Lawson, Tim McInnerny, Charlie Cox, Adelmo Togliani
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1979-2008
  • 1981-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hallström, Lasse
  • Ledger, Heath
  • Miller, Sienna
  • Irons, Jeremy
  • Platt, Oliver
Runtime
111
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Casanova
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Inquisition
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Casanova, Gondola Pictures, Ltd. ; Touchstone Pictures ; The Mark Gordon Company ; produced by Betsy Beers, Mark Gordon, Leslie Holleran ; story by Kimberly Simi and Michael Cristofer ; screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher and Kimberly Simi ; directed by Lasse Hallström, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: "Creating an adventure" featurette - the making of 'Casanova'; "Dressing in style": an in-depth look at the movie's costume designer; extended sequence "Hidden in plain sight"; "Visions of Venice" featurette - making the movie in present-day Venice; audio commentary with director Lasse Hallström
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 111 min.)
Isbn
9780788860324
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936288858
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
40644
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm63170380
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Casanova, Gondola Pictures, Ltd. ; Touchstone Pictures ; The Mark Gordon Company ; produced by Betsy Beers, Mark Gordon, Leslie Holleran ; story by Kimberly Simi and Michael Cristofer ; screenplay by Jeffrey Hatcher and Kimberly Simi ; directed by Lasse Hallström, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2005
  • Special features: "Creating an adventure" featurette - the making of 'Casanova'; "Dressing in style": an in-depth look at the movie's costume designer; extended sequence "Hidden in plain sight"; "Visions of Venice" featurette - making the movie in present-day Venice; audio commentary with director Lasse Hallström
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 111 min.)
Isbn
9780788860324
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
786936288858
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
40644
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm63170380
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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