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    Added on: 8/9/2015 17:32
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    Fellini's Casanova

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    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 154 Mins
    Retail Price: £14.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Federico Fellini’s darkest film cracks through the myth of Giacomo Casanova. As played by Donald Sutherland (M.A.S.H, Don’t Look Now), the notorious womanizer is presented as a pitiable and terrifying figure. Casanova craves respect as a scholar and yearns to pursue his interest in alchemy. A sex scandal lands him in prison, but an escape to Paris provides him a new lease of life. Yet every Court in Europe and its attendant patrons and hostesses will only entertain him if he lives up to his reputation in the ritual displays of sex and courtship which form part of the daily life of 18th Century Europe. Fellini had dealt with the theme of the frustration of human desires in La Dolce Vita and 8 ½. In Casanova, the nobleman’s search for happiness achieves tragedy, a painful reflection of the human condition.

    Fellini’s Casanova is celebrated for its production values and costume design, for which Danilo Donati won Academy and BAFTA awards, and is made memorable by Nino Rota’s unusual haunting score. This twilight work is one of the greatest films of the 1970s.

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    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 HDTV 1080p Colour

    Audio Tracks:
    LPCM 1.0, English and Italian

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    Directed By:
    Federico Fellini
    Bernardino Zapponi
    Giacomo Casanova

    Written By:

    Donald Sutherland
    Tina Aumont
    Cicely Browne
    Carmen Scarpitta

    Music From:
    Nino Rota

    Director of Photography:
    Giuseppe Rotunno

    Alberto Grimaldi

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