Tosca: A Tale of Love and Torture (1999)

Tosca: A Tale of Love and Torture
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 26mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords opera
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Joan Carden Actor Tosca 1 1000001
Greg Tomlinson Actor Mario Cavaradossi 1 1000002
Ian Vayne Actor Baron Scarpia 1 1000003
Roderick Brydon Actor Conductor 1 1000004
Cathy Dadd Actor Rehearsal Director 1 1000006
Renato Fresia Actor Italian Coach 1 1000007
Trevor Graham Director n/a 2 2000001
Patricia Lovell Producer n/a 3 3000001
Mark Hamlyn Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
William Sheehan Associate Producer n/a 171 3000003
Trevor Graham Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Rosemary Hesp Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Rosemary Hesp Line Producer n/a 161 5000001
John Witteron Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Robert Humphreys Camera n/a 120798 6000002
Denise Haslem Editor n/a 172 7000001
Puccini Music n/a 120781 8000001
Sam Petty Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Bronwyn Murphy Sound n/a 120816 14000002
Synopsis
A behind-the-scenes look at the 1999 staging of Giacomo Puccini's opera "Tosca" at the Sydney Opera House. Supervised by Scottish conductor Roderick Brydon and rehearsal director Cathy Dadd, the Italian language production stars diva Joan Carden as Tosca with newcomer Greg Tomlinson as her co-star. Due to budget constraints, the Opera Australia gives the cast and crew only three weeks rehearsal time, triggering a series of tensions and conflicts.
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