The sensuous true story of the woman who defied convention in 16th-century Venice comes to the screen in the ravishing 'Dangerous Beauty'. Catherine McCormack plays Veronica Franco who, under the knowing tutelage of her mother (Jacqueline Bisset), becomes a courtesan to the rich and powerful. She'll pay a price. Veronica may have to turn away forever from the nobleman (Rufus Sewell) she loves. And she may stand alone when the Inquisition charges her wiles are witchcraft. Shot on Italian settings recreating Renaissance Venice, 'Dangerous Beauty' is as sumptuous as it is passionate, a work of redemptive romance that fills the eye and heart.

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Dangerous Beauty (1998)

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The sensuous true story of the woman who defied convention in 16th-century Venice comes to the screen in the ravishing 'Dangerous Beauty'. Catherine McCormack plays Veronica Franco who, under the knowing tutelage of her mother (Jacqueline Bisset), becomes a courtesan to the rich and powerful. She'll pay a price. Veronica may have to turn away forever from the nobleman (Rufus Sewell) she loves. And she may stand alone when the Inquisition charges her wiles are witchcraft. Shot on Italian settings recreating Renaissance Venice, 'Dangerous Beauty' is as sumptuous as it is passionate, a work of redemptive romance that fills the eye and heart.

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Catherine McCormack

Veronica Franco
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Rufus Sewell

Marco Venier
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Oliver Platt

Maffio Venier
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Fred Ward

Domenico Venier
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Naomi Watts

Giulia De Lezze
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Moira Kelly

Beatrice Venier
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Jacqueline Bisset

Paola Franco
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Jeroen Krabbé

Pietro Venier
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Joanna Cassidy

Laura Venier
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Melina Kanakaredes

Livia
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Daniel Lapaine

Serafino Franco
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Justine Miceli

Elena Franco
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Jake Weber

King Henry
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Simon Dutton

Minister Ramberti
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Grant Russell

Francesco Martenengo
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Peter Eyre

The Doge
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Carla Cassola

Caterina
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Gianni Musy

Joseph
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Michael Culkin

Bishop De la Torre
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Ralph Riach

Lorenzo Gritti
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Charlotte Randle

Francesca
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Alberto Rossatti

Andrea Tron
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Anna Sozzani

Marina
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Luis Molteni

Giacomo Bahalli
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Tim McMullan

Zealot
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Richard O'Callaghan

Zealot
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Lenore Lohman

Venetian Wife
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Maude Bonanni

Venetian Wife
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Gaia Zoppi

Venetian Wife
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Roberto Corbiletto

Taylor
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Annelie Harryson

Fanatic Woman
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David Gant

Bolognetti
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Daniele Ciampi

Naked Workman
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Elena Mita

Elena's Child
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Federico Mita

Elena's Child
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Francesca Lucidi

Courtesan
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Simona Nobili

Courtesan
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Lena Guthorsen

Courtesan
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Valentina Ardeatini

Courtesan
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Tiziana Della Spina

Courtesan
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Anna Maria Minati

Courtesan
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Ilaria De Vincenzis

Courtesan
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Cristina Rinaldi

Courtesan
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Garmy Sall

Courtesan
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Anna Maria Malipiero

Courtesan
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Flaminia Fegarotti

Courtesan
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Federica Federici

Courtesan
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Angela Camuso

Courtesan
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Patrizia Leonet

Courtesan
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Elide Marigliani

Courtesan
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Natascia Pastorello

Courtesan
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Barbara Di Dio

Courtesan
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Fulvia Lorenzetti

Courtesan
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Olfa Ben Romdane

Courtesan
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Laura Tedesco

Courtesan
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Emy Kay

Courtesan
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Davide Cincis

Zealot
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Ralph Morse

Poet
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Marshall Herskovitz

Director
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Disc Title Front Cover

Dangerous Beauty

(DVD)

Disc Title Front Cover

Dangerous Beauty

(DVD, Snapper)

10/27/1998

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