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He was the legendary adventurer whose amorous dalliances would go on to inspire countless lovers throughout the centuries. She was the most virtuoso writer of her time who was waiting to find that rare man with a true understanding of steadfastness and passion.
PROFANITY: One miscellaneous profanity. SEX/NUDITY: Sex without nudity; constant verbal sexual references. VIOLENCE: Swordfights and general fighting. DRUGS/ALCOHOL: Alcohol and tobacco. ACTION: Swordfighting; chasing. COMEDY: Slapstick; comic dialogue, often suggestive.
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Berardinelli, Internet CriticFull Review Average Casanova is occasionally amusing, but never uproarious, and the romantic elements are tepid at best.
Roger EbertFull Review Average That the new 'Casanova' lacks such wit is fatal. Heath Ledger is a good actor but Hallstrom's film is busy and unfocused, giving us the view of Casanova's ceaseless activity but not the excitement.
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OPINION OVERVIEW The following is the original "What's Worth
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Based on a theater exit polling of 131 moviegoers: The male opinions are a bit weak, but not bad. The female opinions are great. I have no doubt that virtually everyone selecting this movie will enjoy it very much.
However, from these opinions "Casanova" is unlikely to be a major hit. There are simply too many opinions of "Good" and "Very Good," which indicates an average to above average movie for many.
He was the world's most notorious seducer. A swashbuckler, master of disguise
and wit, it was said no woman could resist Casanova's amorous charms. Until now.
For the first time in his life, the legendary Casanova (Heath Ledger) is about
to meet his match with an alluring Venetian beauty, Francesca (Sienna Miller),
who does the one thing he never thought possible: refuse him. Through a series
of clever disguises and scheming ruses, he manages to get ever closer to
Francesca. But he is playing the most dangerous game he has ever encountered,
one that will risk not only his life and reputation, but his only chance at true