I, Don Giovanni  [2009]
Io, Don Giovanni
DirectorCarlos Saura
CastLorenzo Balducci, Lino Guanciale, Tobias Moretti, Emilia Verginelli
Venice 1763 – writer Lorenzo da Ponte is leading a pleasure-seeking life. He was originally a priest but his numerous affairs force him to be exiled to Vienna. Supported by his friend and mentor Giacomo Casanova, da Ponte is introduced to the Emperor’s favourite composer, Salieri, and a newcomer named Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Seeing an opportunity to undermine Mozart’s ascension, Salieri tricks Mozart into hiring this unknown libertine as his librettist. But da Ponte’s own nature and sentimental wanderings in Vienna will nurture his inspiration and lead to one of Mozart’s most bold and powerful compositions: Don Giovanni.
2009 Screening Schedule
Roy Thomson Hall
[map]   1221RT
Ryerson Theatre
[map]   1414RY

“I, DON GIOVANNI” (2009 feature film directed by Carlos Saura)
Audience buzzZ----
Runtime2:00 (120min)
LanguageGerman, Italian
CountryAustria, Italy, Spain
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