Casanova Variations With Malkovich as Malkovich and Casanova Image

Casanova Variations With Malkovich as Malkovich and Casanova

By Chris Gore | January 16, 2018

18th century player Giacomo Casanova, near the end of his life, escapes from prison and flees to France where he begins to write his memoirs of a magnificent life as the greatest seducer of all time. With the arrival of a woman named Elisa who is interested in his manuscripts, he finds the opportunity of one more conquest irresistible.

Based on an operatic play featuring Mozart pieces, John Malkovich plays himself playing Casanova inside and outside the period narrative.

Starring John Malkovich. Written and directed by Michael Sturminger, along with co-writer Markus Schleinzer. The film also stars Veronica Ferres, Florian Boesch, Miah Persson, Lola Naymark, Kerstin Avemo, and Tracy Ann Oberman.

CASANOVA VARIATIONS releases on February 6th via Cleopatra Entertainment.

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