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Garden of Earthly Delights

I recently watched a¬†film set in Venice, The Garden of Earthly Delights (2004), directed by Lech Majewski. It follows Claudine and Chris, who meet in London, but move to Venice; Chris is obsessed with his video camera and films what … Continue reading

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About a third of Venice’s population died in the plague of 1630-1631. But not one of them lived in the Corte Nova in the Castello district. And, according to legend, we have a young woman named Giovanna to thank for … Continue reading

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