Otello | 1986
A film of Verdi's opera adapted from Shakespeare's tragedy about a man destroyed by suspicion. Based on a Salzburg Festival production conceived, produced, and conducted by former Nazi Herbert Von Karajan. The telecast is the American television premiere of the film, which was made in the early 1970s. In contrast to Franco Zeffirelli's theatrical film adaptation of the same opera, the score in this version is presented uncut.