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Based on 36 Reviews
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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Ledger's comic flair is a big plus in a film that is fanatically busy and fatally sexless. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A light film, airy, likable and set in Venice. show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Casanova is an entertaining if silly romp, with amusing dialogue, gorgeous production design and painterly cinematography. Venice, where the movie is set, has never been so breathtaking. show more

  • 60
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Little by little, though, he (Ledger)and those around him achieve a critical mass -- an extremely light critical mass -- and the plot pops with entertaining complications. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Jeremy Irons slithers on board with a haughty sneer and papal vestments, playing Bishop Pucci. show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    A period romp that tries too hard. show more

  • 80
    Ray Bennett The Hollywood Reporter

    A smart and sophisticated comedy romp. show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Hallstrom gives us a genial interpretation and a supremely good-humored film. show more

  • 63
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The feisty supporting cast is forced to carry the show, and fortunately, they're more than up to it, notably Olin, Platt and Jeremy Irons. show more

  • 63
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    As with his other costume farce, "Stage Beauty" (with Billy Crudup and Claire Danes), Hatcher produces more froth than zest. show more

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