Is Dangerous Beauty a true story?
It’s based on the true story of Veronica Franco, a well-born Venetian beauty who deliberately chose the life of a courtesan because it seemed a better choice than poverty, or an arranged marriage to a decayed nobleman.
Is Dangerous Beauty on Netflix?
Yes, Dangerous Beauty is now available on American Netflix. It arrived for online streaming on October 1, 2018.
Was Marco Venier a real person?
Marco Venier was a Marquess of Cerigo. He was Venetian and won his Marquisate as a result of the Fourth Crusade.
Was Veronica Franco a feminist?
Veronica Franco (1546-1591), the most famous courtesan of renaissance Venice, was a poet, proto-feminist and philanthropist. This proto-feminism carried over into creating a charitable institution — Casa del Soccorso — that provided young Venetian women with a refuge from the dangers of prostitution.