Dangerous Beauty


1h 54m 1998

Brief Synopsis

A depiction of 16th century courtesan, Veronica Franco, who - during the days of Venice's glory - is spurned by her true love because she does not have a proper dowry to appease his family. With no other alternative, she becomes a courtesan, an occupation legally permitted to women of a certain rank. With her looks and wit, she quickly becomes the most sought after courtesan in Italy, but still cannot overcome the societal restrictions that keeps her apart from her true love.

Film Details

Also Known As
Courtesan/Venice/Honest Courtesan, The, Destiny of Her Own, En kvinnas öde, Honest Courtesan
MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Historical
Biography
Period
Adaptation
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Rome, Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Synopsis

A depiction of 16th century courtesan, Veronica Franco, who - during the days of Venice's glory - is spurned by her true love because she does not have a proper dowry to appease his family. With no other alternative, she becomes a courtesan, an occupation legally permitted to women of a certain rank. With her looks and wit, she quickly becomes the most sought after courtesan in Italy, but still cannot overcome the societal restrictions that keeps her apart from her true love.

Crew

Geoffrey Alexander

Original Music

David Alstadter

Foley Mixer

Mary Andrews

Adr Editor

Christopher Assells

Editor

Bojan Bazelli

Dp/Cinematographer

Bojan Bazelli

Director Of Photography

Anna Behlmer

Rerecording

Lon Bender

Supervising Sound Editor

Claudia Bianchi

Hair Stylist

Byran Bowen

Foley Editor

Kathie Broyles

Titles

Sarah Caplan

Producer

Stefania Cella

Art Director

Arthur Coburn

Editor

Bonnie Daniels

Production Associate

Paolo Del Grande

Art Department

Elisabetta Deleonardis

Hair Stylist

Andrea Dietrich

Storyboard Artist

Dino Dimuro

Foley Editor

Jeannine Dominy

Screenplay

John Donne

Song

Peter Dorme

Other

George Fenton

Music

Gianni Fiumi

Other

Gaia Forrini

Casting

Federico Foti

Location Manager

Norman Garwood

Production Designer

James Gemmill

Scenic Artist

Mirella Ginnoto

Hair Stylist

Gianni Giovagnoni

Art Director

Don Givens

Foley Recordist

Stuart Goetz

Music Editor

Laura Graham

Adr Editor

Michele Greco

Location Manager

Per Hallberg

Sound Editor

Marshall Herskovitz

Producer

Ellen Heuer

Foley Artist

William Hobbs

Stunts

Enrico Iacoponi

Makeup Artist

Craig Jaeger

Foley Editor

Jennifer Johnson

Production Coordinator

Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger

Music

Adam Kowalski

Photography

Wendy Kurtzman

Casting

Steven Lawrence

Other

Lynn Ledgerwood

Other

Inigo Lezzi

Assistant Director

Inigo Lezzi

Unit Production Manager

Tommy Lockett

Music Editor

Giovanni Lovatelli

Unit Production Manager

Paolo Lucidi

Coproducer

Giorgio Mainero

Song

Alberto Mangiante

Assistant Director

Mindy Marin

Casting

Fumi Mashimo

Animator

Kelvin Mcilwain

Matte Painter

Debra Michael Petro

Associate Producer

Arnon Milchan

Producer

James Moriana

Foley Artist

Alan Munro

Consultant

Kenneth Nakada

Visual Effects

Michael Nathanson

Executive Producer

Andy Nelson

Rerecording

Massimo Nespoli

Special Effects Coordinator

Giorgia Onofri

Script Coordinator

Keith Pain

Art Director

Barbara Pastrovich

Assistant Director

Gabriella Pescucci

Costume Designer

Philip Pickett

Music

Rachel Portman

Music

Stephen Randall

Executive Producer

Dan Rich

Dialogue Editor

John Richards

Music

Kuki Lopez Rodero

Assistant Director

Steven Rosenblum

Editor

Margaret Rosenthall

Source Material (From Novel)

Alessandra Sampaolo

Makeup Artist

Mark Sawicki

Visual Effects

Mary Selway

Casting

Fabrizio Sforza

Makeup

Catherine Smith

Production Coordinator

Flavia Sparapani

Choreographer

Lauren Stephens

Dialogue Editor

David Stephenson

Sound Mixer

Ken Stillito

Other

Robert Stromberg

Visual Effects Supervisor

Catherine Sudolcan

Producer

Peter Michael Sullivan

Editor

Tielman Susato

Song

Ann Szakmeister

Dialogue Editor

Edward Ternes

Hair Stylist

Vincenzo Testa

Unit Manager

Eliza Thompson

Music Coordinator

Livia Tovoli

Assistant Director

Frederick Toye

Main Title Design

Barolomeo Tromboncino

Music

Michael Wassel

Matte Painter

Ian Whittaker

Set Decorator

David S Williams

Visual Effects

Neno Zamperla

Stunt Coordinator

Edward Zwick

Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Courtesan/Venice/Honest Courtesan, The, Destiny of Her Own, En kvinnas öde, Honest Courtesan
MPAA Rating
Genre
Romance
Drama
Historical
Biography
Period
Adaptation
Release Date
1998
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Rome, Italy

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 54m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States February 20, 1998

Released in United States Winter February 20, 1998

Expanded Release in United States February 27, 1998

Released in United States on Video September 22, 1998

Began shooting April 15, 1996.

Completed shooting July 31, 1996.

Limited Release in United States February 20, 1998

Released in United States Winter February 20, 1998

Expanded Release in United States February 27, 1998

Released in United States on Video September 22, 1998