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      Decameron Nights

      1953 1h 33m Romance List
      Reviews In the 14th century, famous writer Giovanni Boccaccio (Louis Jourdan) returns to Florence, Italy, to woo beautiful noblewoman Fiametta (Joan Fontaine). Although Fiametta rejects Giovanni's attentions, he wins an audience by promising to tell her an original story. Relating a lively tale of a Spanish pirate, Giovanni then spins numerous other tales that Fiametta criticizes as mockery. After Giovanni challenges her to respond in kind, the pair flirts, trying to outdo each other in tall tales. Read More Read Less

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      Francois Truffaut Arts (France) These Decameron Nights are in pretty Technicolor, and they are entertaining for those spectators who come to watch this movie without having terribly high expectations of their Boccaccio being scrupulously illustrated. May 6, 2022 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis In the 14th century, famous writer Giovanni Boccaccio (Louis Jourdan) returns to Florence, Italy, to woo beautiful noblewoman Fiametta (Joan Fontaine). Although Fiametta rejects Giovanni's attentions, he wins an audience by promising to tell her an original story. Relating a lively tale of a Spanish pirate, Giovanni then spins numerous other tales that Fiametta criticizes as mockery. After Giovanni challenges her to respond in kind, the pair flirts, trying to outdo each other in tall tales.
      Director
      Hugo Fregonese
      Producer
      M.J. Frankovich, William Szekely
      Production Co
      Frankovich Productions, Suevia Films
      Genre
      Romance
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Dec 9, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 33m
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