Don Juan de Marco
Don Juan de Marco (1995) is a Jeremy Leven film and produced by Francis Ford Coppola starring Johnny Depp as Don Juan, Marlon Brandon as Dr Mickler and Faye Dunaway as Dr Mickler’s wife. The movie is based on the well-known legend of Don Juan.
The film tells the story of a 21 year old boy who believes he is Don Juan de Marco and tries to commit suicide disguised as the Zorro. On the other hand Doctor Jack Mickler a psychiatrist who is close to retirement takes charge of Marco’s case without knowing he will change his life in a significant way improving the relationship with his wife. As the days pass and pressure increases, finding the reality within the romantic imagination becomes Jack’s final professional challenge.
The movie is surrounded by a fantasy atmosphere in which you do not know what is true or false. In addition to its beautiful and romantic story we will find an incredible song interpreted by Bryan Adams which is believed to be one of the best romantic song ever played. Another point to bear in mind is the marvelous performance of Marlon Brandon.
However if you are not a follower of romantic movies this film could be a bit cloying for you.
To sum up, Don Juan de Marco is a fantastic romantic story which show us the real value of love at the same that some funny and entertaining situations will bring you a smile.