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Don Giovanni

1970
1h 30m
Drama/Romance
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Cast

Carmelo Bene (Don Giovanni)Lydia Mancinelli (Mother)Vittorio Bodini (Father)Gea Marotta (Girl)John Francis Lane (Narrator)Salvatore Vendittelli (Commander)

Director

Carmelo Bene

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Synopsis

Spectacular Italian comedy-drama directed by Carmelo Bene. The narrative follows how Don Giovanni tries to seduce a young woman who is manically searching for Christian icons. The film is loosely based on Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly's short story "The Greatest Love of Don Juan", from the collection Les Diaboliques. The film premiered in the Directors' Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival.

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