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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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Drama | History | Music

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Country:

Italy | Spain | France

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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Composto, orchestrato e diretto da Roque Baños
Percussioni: Pedro Estevan
Flauti: Jaime Muñoz
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operatic and beautiful
26 August 2012 | by brokmSee all my reviews

I approached this film knowing very little about it except that it was directed by Carlos Saura. For me, that was enough,since he has a really beautiful cinematic eye; (his film "Tango" is one of my favorites).

"I, Don Giovanni" provides us with a sumptuous look at both Venice and Vienna in the 1700s while at the same time letting us watch as both Da Ponte and Mozart set to work creating a new version of an old story. We are able to see them as they agree and disagree on the form of the story while behind them and then full screen we watch as the finished story is performed in the King's Court.

Under Saura's direction the cinematography by Vittorio Storaro is simply stunning while the story itself is full of both humour and passion. A film simply too good to miss.


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