R | | Biography, Drama, Romance
A Venetian courtesan becomes a hero to her city, but later becomes the target of an inquisition by the Church for witchcraft.
The Veronica Franco depicted in the film was a real person. She was born in 1546 and died in 1591, at the age of forty-five. She was the most famous courtesan in Italy, but she was also famous for her satire and for her poetry.
I'm getting married Veronica. Congratulate me.
Veronica Franco: Felicitations on your grand match.
During the party on Veronica's first night as a courtesan, the lock of hair switches from over her left ear to over her right and back again between shots.
$105,989 (USA) (22 February 1998)
$4,530,929 (USA) (5 July 1998)
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