La Traviata

Italy, 1983

Film
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This is Zeffirelli’s lavish production of Verdi’s much-loved opera, “La Traviata”, starring Teresa Stratas and Placido Domingo. Violetta Valery is giving a party to celebrate her return to society after an illness - here she meets Alfredo, son of a wealthy merchant, and they fall in love. They live happily together until Alfredo’s father comes to Violetta and asks her to end the affair in order to spare his family further dishonour. The heartbreak destroys Violetta’s health completely, and Alfredo realises what Violetta has sacrificed - but it is too late!

Credits

production company

Accent Films

Radiotelevisione Italiana

producer

Tarak Ben Ammar

Duration

01:46:00:00

Production places
Italy
Production dates
1983

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302291

Language

Italian

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Italy

Foreign language films

Music & Performing Arts → Operas

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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