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FILM SYNOPSIS

12A As Live

Met Opera 2018 - Tosca

173 mins (excl Trailers, Advertisements)

Conductor:
Emmanuel Villaume
Cast:
Kristine Opolais (Tosca); Vittorio Grigolo (Cavaradossi);Željko Lučić  (Scarpia); Patrick Carfizzi (Sacristan)
Distributor:
Trafalgar Releasing
Release Date:
27/01/2018
Country:
United States
Language:
Italian
Genre:
Opera;

BBFC Consumer Advice:This 'As Live' certificate has been provided for cinema exhibition on the basis of information provided by the distributor and without the material being viewed prior to exhibition.

PLEASE NOTE this performance starts promptly at the advertised time.

Puccini’s thrilling Tosca is a story of love, terror, the abuse of power, and the unquenchable longing for freedom. When an escaped political prisoner takes refuge in a church, an opera singer and a painter are drawn into a twisting plot that puts them at the mercy of the secret police and its network of torturers and spies. Rivalling the splendour of Franco Zeffirelli’s Napoleonic-era sets and costumes, Sir David McVicar’s ravishing new production offers a splendid backdrop for extraordinary singing. Kristine Opolais stars as the titular prima donna, alongside Vittorio Grigolo as her artist lover and Bryn Terfel as the villainous police chief—one of his signature roles. Emmanuel Villaume conducts.