Il Mefistofele

United Kingdom, 1989

Film
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Il Mefistofele is Boito’s best-known work, an opera composed to his own libretto based on Goethe’s work. It was first performed in 1868. This world acclaimed production by Ken Russell, giving a modern interpretation to this opera, was first presented by the Genoese Opera and has toured widely throughout the world. (not subtitled)

Credits

director

Ken Russell

production company

Valiant SRL Productions

Language

Italian

Duration

02:17:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37101

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Adaptations

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Foreign language films

Literature → German literature - Film and video adaptations

Music & Performing Arts → Operas

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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