Otello | 1986

Adaptation
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 ...more

Cast

... Otello

Actor (1986-1987)

... Desdemona

Actor (1986-1987)

... Iago

Actor (1986-1987)

... Cassio

Actor (1986-1987)

... Emilia

Actor (1986-1987)

... Rodrigo

Actor (1986-1987)

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Synopsis

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.

Writers

Play as Source Material (1986-1987)

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