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Escapades and imprisonment
See the gallery. Casanova is in love with Francesca, who thinks he is a friend of himself even though he is engaged to Victoria, who is the love of Giovanni, Francesca's brother. Francesca is betrothed to Paprizzio who thinks Casanova is the feminist writer Guardi, who is really Francessca's nomme de plume. Amidst all these secret identities and misunderstandings, the Catholic Church sends Pucci to bring Casanova and Guardi to trial for heresy. Written by Ploy P. Yes, the sets and costumes are pleasantly colourful. The art direction deserves credit. Even though the sets look theatrical, it fits with the presentation. The whimsical score adds energy.
Today, Casanova is best known as one of the most famous lovers in history. But the Venetian was more than a womanizer. He was a scam artist and scofflaw, an alchemist, spy and church cleric. He wrote satires, fought duels, and escaped from prison more than once. Giacomo Casanova. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Casanova was simply fascinating. Read on — and prepare to be shocked!
Casanova had a lover. Legendary Italian seducer Casanova is rumored to have eaten more than fifty oysters a day to boost his sexual prowess. There have always been some people who had far more sex partners than others historically, Casanova ; today, Tiger Woods. Bettina von Hase reports from the Ridotto, where Casanova once roamed.