Tosca - A Tale Of Love And Torture (Feature Version)

Tosca - A Tale Of Love And Torture (Feature Version)

Streaming Video - 2015
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Mid-winter and money is tight at Opera Australia as rehearsals begin for Puccini's perennial favourite Tosca, a story of love, betrayal and murder set amid the political turmoil of 19th century Rome. Popular diva Joan Carden has played the passionate title role many times. But her two co-stars are new to the production. With only three weeks before the curtain goes up, not everyone is sure they will make it"”least of all director Cathy Dadd and renowned Scottish conductor Roderick Brydon. The filmmakers were granted no-holds-barred access to film behind the scenes, from day one of rehearsals to opening night at the Sydney Opera House. The result is an intimate and honest portrait of artists at work. The drama backstage equals the soaring emotion of Tosca itself. Tension builds and comes to a head in frustration, anger, tears and laughter. Then it's opening night and they're on. A Film Australia National Interest Program. Produced with the assistance of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Copyright - 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia. Executive Producer: Mark Hamlyn Producer: Patricia Lovell Director: Trevor Graham Writer: Trevor Graham, Rosemary Hesp DOP/Cinematographer: John Whitteron
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2015
Branch Call Number: Streaming Kanopy Video
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file)
Additional Contributors: Kanopy (Firm)

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