La traviata / [a Franco Zefferelli film] ; music by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave.

Hamburg, Germany : Deutsche Grammophon, [2007] , ©2007, , ℗2007
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Operas -- Film adaptations.
Opera films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Opera films.
Sung in Italian, with optional subtitles in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese.
System Details:
DVD; Region 0; NTSC, color, PCM stereo, DTS 5.1.
optical stereo surround DTS 5.1
video file DVD video region 0
The young and beautiful Parisian courtesan Violetta is dying of consumption. She leaves her true love, the impoverished nobleman Alfredo, at the request of his father, only to be reunited with him shortly before her death.
Teresa Stratas (Violetta) ; Placido Domingo (Alfredo) ; Cornell MacNeil (Germont) ; Allan Monk (Baron) ; Axelle Gall (Flora) ; Pina Cei (Annina) ; Maurizio Barbacini (Gastone) ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor.
Produced by Tarek Ben Ammar ; written, designed and directed by Franco Zeffirelli ; an Accent Films B.V. production in association with RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana ; Piero Tosi, costumes ; Ennio Guarnieri, director of photography ; Alberto Testa, choreography.
Aspect ratio 4:3.
Opera in three acts, based on La dame aux camélias by Alexandre Dumas.
At head of title: Tarak Ben Ammar presents a Franco Zefferelli film.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1982.
Program notes and synopsis (26 pages) in English, German and French in container.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George R. Fink Memorial Fund.
Zeffirelli, Franco, film director., Director
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901, composer.
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876, librettist.
Stratas, Teresa, singer., Performer
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- singer., Performer
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922-2011, singer., Performer
Monk, Allan, singer., Performer
Gall, Axelle, singer., Performer
Cei, Pina, 1904-2000, singer., Performer
Barbacini, Maurizio, singer., Performer
Levine, James, 1943- conductor., Conductor
Ben Ammar, Tarek, film producer., Producer
Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra. performer., Performer
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus, performer., Performer
Accent Films B.V., production company.
Radiotelevisione italiana, production company.
Deutsche Grammophon (Firm), publisher., Distributor
George R. Fink Memorial Fund.
Publisher Number:
00440 073 4364 Deutsche Grammophon
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