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Only Three Minutes for You

Only a precious three minutes of exterior Venice footage, from the TWA plane flying into the old airport to when Faith and Kate drive off into Tuscany. That’s why I rented Only You, the 1994 film by Norman Jewison and … Continue reading

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BoatChaseGondolaDestructionHorror

From the James Bond film Moonraker. I love the silly bits at the end, like the pigeon doing a double-take, or the guy at the table deciding that a gondola driving through the Piazza San Marco is a good reason … Continue reading

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More Casanova Appropriation

A while back I posted a bunch of images of book covers featuring Casanova as a title or subject or image or icon. Here are some new images I’ve come across, both books and films, and even a musical. First, … Continue reading

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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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Casanova Writ Large

At my Seductive Venice promo event in Sacramento, there was a friendly and enthusiastic woman in the audience who piped up to say that her cousin, Kimberly Simi, was one of the writers of the 2005 film Casanova that featured … Continue reading

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