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Writer (feature film)

Tosca (2001) as From Opera
The story of the tragic Tosca, who is in love with Mario Cavaradossi. However, Tosca is desired by the venal Baron Scarpia, who falsely arrests Mario and deceives Tosca. The deception leads Tosca to take her own life.

Music (feature film)

Kings (2018)
A strong, protective African-American foster mother and a reclusive white man in South Los Angeles become involved shortly before the 1992 riots.
Promise, The (2017)
A brilliant medical student and a renowned American journalist both fall in love with a sophisticated woman during the last days of the Ottoman Empire.
Victoria and Abdul (2017)
The film tells the true story of the unlikely friendship between Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim, a young clerk from India.
Solace (2016)
Desperate to catch a serial killer, an FBI detective coaxes a doctor with psychic abilities out of retirement to help him.
Now You See Me: The Second Act (2016)
Storyline is under wraps.
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015)
Storyline is under wraps.
Immigrant, The (2013)
An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of prostitution until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Colombiana (2011)
Cataleya is a young woman who has grown up to be an assassin after witnessing the murder of her parents as a child. Turning herself into a professional killer and working for her uncle, she remains focused on her ultimate goal: to hunt down and get revenge on the mobster responsible for her parents' deaths.
Hereafter (2010)
The lives of three people who each have profound experiences with death intersect, changing them forever.
American, The (2010)
An assassin retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment for a mysterious contact. But when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he soon finds himself in a battle to escape from his secretive past.
Bottle Shock (2008)
There are certain unforgettable moments in history when America has triumphed against long odds and proved itself to the world: Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon; the U.S. Men's Hockey team beating the Soviet Union in the 1980 Olympics. But one such moment has never received the recognition it
Hamlet 2 (2008)
Dana Marschz is a failed actor-turned-high school drama teacher. Shortchanged in the talent department, Dana still harbors ambitions and passions. At work, that is; his personal life, with his dissatisfied wife Brie and their boarder Gary, leaves much to be desired. At Tucson, AZ''s West Mesa High School, Dana sees himself as an inspirational teacher. But his adaptations of popular films, as performed by his top students Rand and Epiphany, are not resonating. When his latest--re-creating Erin Brockovich--is dismissed by the 9th grade drama critic and his department is targeted for closure, Dana must reach deep into himself for creativity. After much perspiration, he conceives a sequel to Shakespeare''s Hamlet--a musical-theater extravaganza that will disdain both political correctness and dramatic credibility. Rallying and rousing his class, Dana casts a wider net by recruiting transfer students like Ivonne for key roles. With rehearsals underway, objections from school officials and the community are soon raised, but Dana will not be denied his freedom of artistic expression. After all, "to thine own self be true." Dana gets unexpected support from ACLU attorney Cricket Feldstein and his favorite actress, Elisabeth Shue. Above all else, he fervently believes that his opus must be staged, and nothing can break his optimistic spirit.
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, James Bond and M interrogate Mr. White who reveals the organization which blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined. F
Milk (2008)
In 1977, Harvey Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay man to be voted into public office in America. His victory was not just a victory for gay rights; he forged coalitions across the political spectrum. From senior citizens to union workers, Harve
Two Lovers (2008)
In the insular world of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Leonard, a charismatic but troubled young man, moves back into his childhood home following a recent heartbreak. While recovering under the watchful eye of his parents, Leonard meets two women in quick succession: Michelle, a mysterious and beautiful
La Boheme (2008)
No Reservations (2007)
Master chef Kate Armstrong lives her life like she runs her kitchen at an upscale, trendy Manhattan eatery, with a no-nonsense intensity that both captivates and intimidates everyone around her. Kate's perfectionist nature is put to the test when she "inherits" her nine-year-old niece Zoe, while con
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
In the complex, magical and sensual city of Cartagena, Colombia, a man waits over fifty years for his one true love. Florentino Ariza, a poet and telegraph clerk, discovers his life's passion when he sees Fermina Daza through the window of her father's villa. Through a series of passionate letters,
Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
In his latest misadventure, Mr. Bean--the nearly wordless misfit who seems to be followed by a trail of pratfalls and hijinks--goes on holiday to the French Riviera and becomes ensnared in a European adventure of cinematic proportions. Tired of the dreary, wet London weather, Bean packs up his suitc
Nobel Son (2007)
Barkley Michaelson is in a deep life rut. He's struggling to finish his PHD thesis when his father, the learned Eli Michaelson, wins the Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Barkley and his mother, Sarah, a renowned forensic psychiatrist, now have the ill-fortune of living with a man-eating monster whose phil
Dark Matter (2007)
Liu Xing arrives at a big Western university to study the origins of the universe. He finds other Chinese students to share a cheap apartment with him, and flirts with an attractive American girl who works in a local tea shop. When the head of the department, Jacob Reiser, welcomes Liu Xing into his
Redacted (2007)
A montage of stories about U.S. soldiers fighting in the Iraq conflict, focusing on the modern forms of media covering the war.
Atonement (2007)
Spanning several decades, a drama about a fledgling writer, Briony Tallis, who, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Fierce People (2007)
When 16-year-old Finn is caught buying cocaine for his junkie but well intentioned mother Liz, his plans of spending the summer away from NYC with his anthropologist father studying the Ishkanani in the jungle are abruptly changed. In an attempt to get both of their lives back on track, Liz moves th
Ira & Abby (2006)
Ira Black, 33, is brilliant, neurotic, Jewish and has so many issues he can't fit them into 12 years of analysis. He can't finish his dissertation, he can't commit to his longtime girlfriend, and he's incapable of making a decision, even if it's just what to order at the diner. Abby Willoughby, 30,
Let's Go To Prison (2006)
Felon John Lyshitski has figured out the best way to get revenge on the now-dead judge who sent him to jail: watch the official's obnoxious son, Nelson Biederman IV, survive the clink. John strikes gold when Nelson is wrongly convicted of a crime and sent to the pen he used to call home. He gleefull
Good Woman, A (2006)
Emerging penniless from yet another failed affair, the seductive Mrs. Erlynne, scorned by many as a 'woman of ill repute,' leaves 1930's New York for the Amalfi coast, where she hopes to find a new 'patron' among the vacationing aristocrats. The mean-spirited gossip stirred up by Mrs. Erlynne's arri
Factory Girl (2006)
Arriving into the chaos of mid-60s New York, rich, ambitious and breathtakingly beautiful Edie Sedgwick meets counter-culture anti-hero Andy Warhol who sees in her untamed vulnerability the makings of an irresistible muse. Andy invites Edie into the wild world of the Factory, a former downtown hat
Rocky Balboa (2006)
Former heavyweight champion Rocky Balboa steps out of retirement and back into the ring, putting himself against a new rival in a dramatically different era. After a virtual boxing match declares Rocky Balboa the victor over current champion Mason "The Line" Dixon, the legendary fighter's passion an
David Hockney: The Colors of Music (2005) as Music
Not since Picasso has a painter directed his creative energy into stage design with such dedication and impact. David Hockney's stage sets have traveled throughout the world as a touring exhibition of the artist's models, drawings, and paintings. Opera performances featuring his sets have taken plac
Sea Inside, The (2004)
Life story of Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. Film explores Ramón's relationships with two women: Julia, a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living. Through the gif
Chasing Liberty (2004)
Eighteen-year-old Anna Foster wants the American dream: life and liberty to pursue happiness. But as the only child of the President of the United States, every detail of Anna's life is constantly monitored by the media, the public and her very protective parents--who are backed up by a battalion of
Life of David Gale, The (2003) as Song ("Turandot - Tu Che Di Gel Sei Cinta")
David Gale is a man who has tried to live by his principles, but in a bizarre twist of fate this devoted father, popular professor and respected death penalty opponent finds himself on Death Row for the rape and murder of fellow-activist Constance Hallaway. With only three days before his scheduled
Schultze Gets the Blues (2003)
Schultze is a simple salt mine worker, who has spent his entire life near the review Saale in the former East German state of Saxon-Anhalt. He rides his rickety bicycle across the serenade landscape to and from the mines. He drinks beer in the local pub, fishes off a pier with his workmates Jurgen a
In America (2003) as Composer
To begin all over again is a classic American dream. But it is remarkably hard to do, as Irish immigrants Johnny and Sarah discover when they hit New York City, with their two spunky young daughters, in the mid-1980s. In pursuit of a dream, the family uses ingenuity and sheer strength of will to mak
Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) as Music ("Humming Chorus")
Frances Mayes is a 35-year-old San Francisco writer whose perfect life has just taken an unexpected detour. Her recent divorce has left her with terminal writer's block and extremely depressed. Her best friend, Patti, is beginning to think that she might never recover. "Dr. Patti's" prescription: 10
Kid Stays in the Picture, The (2002) as Music ("Vissi D'Arte, Vissi D'Amore (From 'Tosca')")
The life story of legendary Hollywood producer and studio chief Robert Evans. The first actor to ever to run a film studio, Robert Evans' film career started in 1956, at a poolside in the Beverly Hills Hotel. His good looks, charm, and overwhelming confidence captured the eye of screen legend Norma
40 Days and 40 Nights (2002) as Music ("Recondita Armonia (From 'Tosca')")
Matt Sullivan''s last big relationship ended in disaster and ever since his heart''s been aching and his commitment''s been lacking. Then came Lent, that time of year when everybody gives something up. That''s when Matt, a guy who''s never been able to finish anything, decides to go where no man''s gone before and make a vow: No sex. Whatsoever for 40 straight days. No touching. No kissing. No foreplay. No fooling around. No self-gratification. No nothing. At first he has everything under control. That is until the woman of his dreams, Erica, walks into his life. Sexy and spirited, Erica drives Matt wild. Now, with everyone betting he won''t finish what he started, he''s just trying to hold on, and hoping she''s willing to hold out...
Bend It Like Beckham (2002) as Music ("Nessun Dorma")
An Indian family in London tries to raise their soccer-playing daughter in a traditional way. Unlike her traditional older sister, Pinky, who is preparing for a lavish Indian wedding and a lifetime of cooking the perfect chapati, Jess dreams of playing soccer professionally, like her hero David Beck
Death to Smoochy (2002) as Music ("Madame Butterfly" "Tosca Vissi D'Arte")
Randolph Smiley has it all--as star of the highest rated kid's show on TV, "Rainbow Randolph" has a penthouse, a Times Square billboard, cars, boats and all the indulgence that celebrity brings. Randolph also has an alcohol problem and a penchant for taking bribes from stage parents. These under-the
Very Annie Mary (2001) as Songs ("Nessun Dorma" "Happy Birthday" "I Heard You Calling Me" "Come Back To Sorrento" "Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside" "Bohemian Rhapsody" "Dance Club" "We'Ll Keep A Welcome" "O Mio Babbino Caro")
When Annie Mary was 16, she was offered a scholarship to sing in Milan, but was never allowed to go because her mother was dying. Now Annie Mary is 33 and no longer sings. She lives under the shadow of her chapel-strict father, known to all as "The Voice of the Valleys," who sees himself as a buddin
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001) as Song ("O'Mio Babbino Caro")
During World War II, an Italian Captain named Antonio Corelli is put in command of a garrison that is occupying the Greek island of Cephallonia. When the Italians arrive on the unspoiled island, they think of it as a Greek vacation, the war a distant radio dispatch. At first the villagers resent the
Tosca (2001) as Music
The story of the tragic Tosca, who is in love with Mario Cavaradossi. However, Tosca is desired by the venal Baron Scarpia, who falsely arrests Mario and deceives Tosca. The deception leads Tosca to take her own life.
Recess: School's Out (2001) as Music ("Nessun Dorma")
For the kids of Third Street School, there's only one thing better than recess, and that's summer vacation. It's been a long, hard year, and now, T.J. Detweiler is ready to play hard--he's got nothing to do except hang out with friends. T.J.'s plans go awry, however, when he finds out that all his p
Pavilion of Women (2001) as Music ("Un Bel Di Vedremo" (From 'Madame Butterfly'))
China, 1938: Intelligent and well-read, Madam Wu is the envy of all who know her. The Wu family is the richest and most powerful family in her town. Servants tend to her every need, her house and clothes are gorgeous, and she is as beautiful and serene as a traditional wife could want to be. Yet as
Man Who Cried, The (2000) as Music ("E Lucevan Stelle (From 'Tosca')")
In 1927, fleeing persecution, a Russian Jewish girl named Fegele is bundled off on a boat to England. Fegele is re-named Suzie, sent to a Christian foster home and to school where she learns to sing. 10 years later she leaves England for Paris, where she becomes a chorus girl and befriends ambitious
Tosca: A Tale of Love and Torture (2000) as Music
A behind-the-scenes look at the 1999 staging of Giacomo Puccini's opera "Tosca" at the Sydney Opera House. Supervised by Scottish conductor Roderick Brydon and rehearsal director Cathy Dadd, the Italian language production stars diva Joan Carden as Tosca with newcomer Greg Tomlinson as her co-star.
Crew, The (2000) as Music ("Che Gelida Manina")
There's no place like home--even when it's the ratty Raj Mahal senior citizen residence hotel in yuppie-haven South Beach, Miami. While sexy models cavort on the white sands posing for haute couture fashion magazine covers, four fossilized former wiseguys--Bobby Bartellemeo, Joey "Bats" Pistella, Mi
Pushing Tin (1999) as Song ("Che Gelida Manina (From 'La Boheme')")
Nick Falzone is a control freak. An air traffic control freak. He 'pushes tin' at New York's Terminal Radar Approach Control center. Part catacomb, part frat house, TRACON is the chaotic air traffic facility on Long Island that handles up to 7,000 flights a day into and out of the finite airspace ab
Anywhere But Here (1999) as Song ("L'Ho Abbandonato")
It is mid-summer 1995 as a 1978 Mercedes zooms down the highway, heading west. Inside sit 14-year-old Ann August and her mother Adele. Against her will, Ann is being moved to Beverly Hills where Adele, stifled by small-town life in Bay City, Wisconsin hopes to make her colorful dreams come true. Ann
Love Letter, The (1999) as Music ("Si Mi Chiamano Mimi (From 'La Boheme')" "Recondita Armonia" Presto Su Mario Mario (From 'Tosca')")
In the sleepy New England town of Loblolly By The Sea, a letter arrived that is going to wake things up. It is a love letter--ardent, sensual...and unsigned. Everybody who reads it wonders who it''s for and speculates who it''s from. As the letter falls into different hands, the residents in the small town start to eye one another with renewed interest. Determined to find the letter''s author, Helen MacFarquhar begins a quest that will open her life to a new chapter involving two decidedly different men: George, an old friend from her past, and Johnny, a young man very much in her present. Will one of them decide her future? Unexpectedly, one mysterious love note has the power to unlock some startling secrets, changing the lives of everyone it touches.
Mystery Men (1999) as Music ("O Mio Babbino Caro")
In futuristic Champion City, a large scale robbery draws the would-be derring-do of three earnest but unlikely saviors. The Blue Raja sports a turban and Brit accent and tries to subdue his enemies by flinging forks and spoons. Shoveler wears a hard hat and wields a shovel, while blustering, leather
Babe 2: Pig in the City (1998)
Returning to the farm after winning the Sheep Dog competition, Babe, the Gallant Pig, must venture to the big city when the Hoggett farm faces foreclosure. With Farmer Hoggett unable to work after an accident, and creditors at the door, Mrs Hoggett is offered much-needed money to take Babe to a far-
Deep Impact (1998) as Music ("La Boheme")
After it''s discovered that a comet is heading toward Earth, a U.S. spaceship is launched to blow it up. The plan fails, splitting the comet into two pieces, both hurtling towards different parts of North America. One is expected to trigger catastrophic tidal waves on the eastern seaboard and the other to create dense clouds of dust that could wipe out all life.
Soldier's Daughter Never Cries, A (1998) as Music ("O Mio Babbino Caro (From 'Gianni Schicchi')")
Based on memoirs, the story of an American family living in Paris in the sixties and seventies, told from the point of view of the daughter, Channe. The father, Bill Willis, is a successful expatriate writer, a WWII veteran haunted by his experiences in the Pacific. His wife, Marcella, is an emotion
All the Little Animals (1998) as Music ("Madame Butterfly")
Story about a young guy who sees with the eyes of an animal. Bobby is a brain-damaged adolescent who takes to the woods, finding wonder and a home in the natural world. But there is danger also in nature and beneath the surface there is something disquieting going on. When Bobby meets Summers, an ol
G.I. Jane (1997) as Music Composer ("O Mio Babbino Caro (From 'Gianni Schicchi')")
Navy Intelligence officer Lt Jordan O''Neil becomes a test case when she is recruited to become the first woman allowed to train for the covert operations unit known as the Navy SEALS. She is not expected to succeed and many high ranking military and government officials, including Senator Lillian DeHaven, are counting on her to fail. O''Neil persists, and when the recruit''s final training exercise is diverted to aid and rescue American troops in the Middle East, the Master Chief is wounded and O''Neil must summon all her leadership abilities to save him and the mission.
Stiff Upper Lips (1997) as Music ("Tosca" "O Mio Bambino Caro")
A period comedy, set in the heart of the British countryside 1908, about the sexual awakenings of a group of young Edwardians and their withering Aunt. Romance is afoot. Aunt Agnes, a guardian, is desperate to marry off her neice, emily. Anyone will do... as long as he's from a respectable family, i
Wounded (1997)
When a female park ranger's fiance is murdered by a poacher, she hunts down the person responsible, but she becomes his prey when a confrontation leaves her wounded.
Love ETC. (1997)
A tribute to emotional inconsistence as seen through the story of a playboy-type who falls for his nebbish best friend's bride.
Swindle, The (1997) as Music ("La Tosca")
Betty and Victor are a pair of clever grifters, with years of history together. They specialize in well-planned, middle-range scams, bilking ordinary people of moderate sums of money, with a modus operandi that has kept them comfortable and out of trouble. The much younger Betty reveals that, for th
Mad City (1997) as Music ("Musetta'S Waltz (From 'La Boheme')")
A television journalist manipulates a hostage situation--in which a recently fired museum security guard accidentally shoots a fellow employee and winds up taking hostages--to his own advantage.
Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997) as Music ("O Mio Babbino Caro (From 'Gianni Schicchi')")
Annie Porter''s last boyfriend Jack--a daredevil cop--didn''t turn out to be too much of a romantic type and they have long since parted ways. She''s now dating a much quieter, relaxed guy. To be sure, Alex Shaw also works in law enforcement, but he drives a ten-speed bike, and his most perilous duty is busting teenage pickpockets at Venice Beach. Alex, who''s actually a member of an elite SWAT unit, hides the nature of his actual duties, for fear of losing Annie. He will do anything to make it up to her and when he gets caught by Annie in the midst of making a fearless arrest, Alex quickly produces a pair of tickets for what promises to be the ultimate vacation. Destination: the Caribbean... on board the world''s most luxurious cruise liner. Six days of romance, rest and relaxation in paradise. It almost sounds to good to be true. It is...
One Fine Day (1996) as Song ("Un Bel Di, Vedremo" (From Opera "Madame Butterfly"))
Melanie Parker is a career-minded architect/Super Mom, taking on the demands of single parenting in New York City. Meanwhile, Jack Taylor is a hard-driving newspaper columnist/every-other-weekend Dad, challenging the improprieties of City Hall. Having been let down in the past, she has almost given
Mirror Has Two Faces, The (1996) as Music Composer ("In Questa Reggia (From 'The Opera Turando')" "Nessun Dorma (From 'The Opera Turando')")
Rose Morgan teaches a course in Romantic Literature at Columbia University, but doesn't have any romance in her own life. Passion is something she desperately longs for. Gregory Larkin, who teaches mathematics at the same university, has been hurt by passionate relationships and longs for a sexless
Natural Born Killers (1994) as Song ("Madame Butterfly")
A pair of psychotic serial killers become media darlings in Oliver Stone''s unique and controversial crime satire "Natural Born Killers: The Director''s Cut" (1994). Young lovers Mickey and Mallory launch a gore-soaked killing spree strictly for kicks, and the media eat it up. With strange cameos, gallows humor and violence unlike anything else that ever hit the screen. From an insane screenplay by Quentin Tarantino and starring Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis and Tom Sizemore.
Man Without A Face, The (1993) as Song ("Ch'Ella Mi Creda")
A troubled adolescent boy, intent on passing the entrance exam to an exclusive military academy, is mentored by a reclusive, disfigured former teacher.
Pickle, The (1993) as Song ("Che Gelida Manina" From "La Boheme")
A filmmaker's ridiculous, yet crowd-pleasing project makes a fortune at the box-office, but his personal life is less than perfect.
Boxing Helena (1993) as Music Composer ("O Mio Babbino Caro" "La Boheme" From Quando Men Vo "Nessun Dorma")
A psycho-thriller about a successful doctor and his obsessive love for one woman, which leads him to do the unimaginable: kidnap her after an accident and amputate her limbs.
M. Butterfly (1993) as Music ("Un Bel Di" "Coro A Bocca Chiusa (The Humming Chorus)" From Madama Butterfly)
The true story of the arrest of a French diplomat for leaking information to a Chinese opera singer he had an affair with for years, who was also a spy. The twist in the story is that the singer was actually a man who deceived the diplomat into thinking he was a woman.
Breakfast of Aliens (1993) as Music From ("Madame Butterfly" - "Un Bel Di")
While slurping his breakfast from his dog bowl one day, Walter Clydepepper accidentally swallows an alien creature. Now his dreams of becoming a stand-up comic may come true, but he could become as hideous as the creature that controls him.
Jennifer Eight (1992) as Song ("Humming Chorus" From Madama Butterfly)
A police detective connects a series of brutal murders and falls in love with the killer's next victim; a young, blind woman he has sworn to protect.
Fear Inside, The (1992)
An agoraphobic woman is held hostage in her home by two murderers.
Wind (1992) as Music ("Madame Butterfly")
Story set around the 1987 America's Cup yachting competition in Perth, Australia.
Merci, la vie (1991) as Music
A contemporary coming-of-age story about two young women in France.
Mystery Date (1991) as Music ("Mussette'S Waltz")
An inexperienced 20-year-old pretends to be his older brother for a date with the woman of his fantasies, but a case of mistaken identity turns the evening into a wild adventure.
Everybody Wins (1990) as Song ("One Fine Day" From Opera "Madame Butterfly")
An innocent boy in a small New England town is accused of killing his mother.
Cadillac Man (1990) as Music Extract ("Madame Butterfly")
One disasterous week in the life of a Queens car salesman who's involved with three women, and is in jeopardy of losing his job, sanity, and life.
Maggio Musicale (1990) as Music
An opera producer tries to put together a production of "La Boheme."
Weekend at Bernie's (1989) as Music ("Vissi D'Arte, Vissi D'Amore")
The misadventures of two young insurance company employees who spend Labor Day weekend at an expensive beach house.
Opera (1989) as Music
A young understudy triumphantly replaces the ailing star during a performance of Verdi's Macbeth, only to be terrorized by a sadistic maniac.
January Man, The (1989) as Music ("Madame Buterfly")
The escapades of an unorthodox New York City policeman as he searches for a serial killer.
La Boheme (1989) as Music
Tragic story of two artists and the women they love.
New York Stories (1989) as Music "Nessun Dorma" From Opera "Turandot" ("Life Lessons")
Three stories about life in New York City. Woody Allen''s segment revolves around a lawyer having problems with his mother. Martin Scorsese''s segment, based on Dostoyevsky''s "The Gambler", centers on an artist''s romance. Francis Coppola''s segment is about a privileged daughter of separated parents who lives in New York''s Sherry Netherlands Hotel.
Sarah (1988) as Music
A look at the career of French actress Sarah Bernhardt.
Aria (1988) as Music ("Turandot")
Captive (1987) as Music ("Madame Butterfly" "Tosca")
Witches of Eastwick, The (1987) as Music "Nessun Dorma" ("Turandot")
An adaptation of John Updike''s best-selling novel, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK is a star-studded special-effects extravaganza about the battle of the sexes. A trio of bored, sexually repressed New England women--Alex (Cher), Jane (Susan Sarandon), and Sukie (Michelle Pfeiffer), each of them left to live without their respective husbands--innocently conjures up a mysterious stranger who, they are convinced, will relieve their frustrations. This mystery man is Daryl Van Horne (Jack Nicholson), the filthy rich, wild-eyed Devil incarnate, who buys a local mansion.
China Girl (1987) as Music Extract ("Nessun Dorma" From "Turandot")
An Italian-American boy and a Chinese-American girl attempt a romance despite a war between gangs in their respective New York communities.
Fatal Attraction (1987) as Music Extract ("Madame Butterfly")
A happily married New York City attorney engages in a one- night stand while his wife and child are away. The woman refuses to end the affair and, subsequently terrorizes the attorney and his family.
Demoner (1986) as Music
Mona Lisa (1986) as Music ("Bimba Dagli Occhi (Love Duet)" From "Madame Butterfly")
Big Easy, The (1986) as Music ("Manon Lescaut")
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) as Music ("Manon Lescaut" "Madame Butterfly")
Three sisters deal with their tangled relationships amidst the wonders of New York City.
Castaway (1986) as Music Extract ("Nessun Dorma" From "Turandot")
Tired of her a job, a clerk responds to an ad from a middle-aged man requesting companionship on a deserted island for one year.
A Room With a View (1986) as Music ("O Mio Bambino Caro" From "Gianni Schicchi" "Chi Il Bel Sogno Di Doretta" From "La Rondine")
An Englishwoman visiting Florence is torn between her straitlaced fiance and a young Bohemian.
Il Bacio di Tosca (1985) as Music
Vagabond (1985) as Music ("Sur La Mer Toujours Recommencee Calmee")
The story of a young woman who took to a life on the open road and is found frozen to death in a ditch is retold by the people or "witnesses" she encountered along her journey.
Big Trouble (1985) as Music ("La Boheme")
An unhappy wife tries to get her insurance agent to help her kill her husband.
The Killing Fields (1984) as Music Extract ("Nessum Dorma" From Opera "Turandot")
An American journalist and his Cambodian adviser fight to survive the country''''s communist takeover.
Casta Diva (1983) as Music
Tva killar och en tjej (1983) as Music
Circle of Passions (1983) as Music
Fitzcarraldo (1982) as Music Extract ("La Boheme")
The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
Hopscotch (1980) as Music Extract "Un Bel Di Vedremo" ("Madame Butterfly")
A retired CIA agent threatens to publish an embarrassing book of memoirs about his colleagues.
Adventures of Picasso, The (1979) as Music
Already in his childhood, Pablo Picasso shows talent for painting and is sent to the Academy of Arts in Madrid. He becomes a painter but has to live in Paris in poverty. But one day he is discovered by a rich American millionaire and starts to earn money. But he wastes his talent by painting plates. He meets the famous people of the 1920s; Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, Appolinaire, Hitler and Churchill.
Il Consigliori (1973) as Music Extracts ("La Tosca")
La Bohème (1965) as Music Composition
My Geisha (1962) as Composer
Paul Robaix (Yves Montand) is a well known director, married to Lucy Dell (Shirley MacLaine), a famous movie star. Robaix wants to make a movie of the classic play Madame Butterfly, but he doesn't want his wife to play the leading part, as in his previous pictures. Producer Sam Lewis (Edward G. Robinson) and Lucy Dell think up a scheme to get her in the picture after all. Lucy disguises as a Geisha, and gets the leading part in the picture. When Robaix finds out he gets so mad, he wants to divorce Lucy...
Davy (1958) as Composer
A musical-hall entertainer defies family tradition to audition for the opera.
Serenade (1956) as Composer
A rising opera star is torn between his wealthy benefactor and a poor innocent.
House of Ricordi (1955) as Musical Extracts
A sweeping chronicle of the Ricordi family which grew to become Italy's premier music publishing house and pioneered the idea of royalty fees for its many clients which included many famous composers.
Interrupted Melody (1955) as Composer
True story of Australian opera singer Marjorie Lawrence and her battle against polio.
So This Is Love (1953) as Composer
Opera singer Grace Moore turns to popular music when her dreams of a classical career fail to materialize.
Tonight We Sing (1953) as Composer
Melba (1953) as Composer
The highly fictionalized story of Nellie Melba, Australian-born soporano who rose to operatic fame in the latter part of the 19th century and who had a desert and form of dry toast (true) named after her. In her film debut, the Metropolitan opera's Patrice Munsel, plays the title role in a film that primarily strings together eight excerts from well-known operas as well as one or two lighter numbers and a montage of famous opera personalities featuring the chorus of the Covent Garden Opera and members of the Sadler Wells Ballet. The story follows the career of Melba from the time she left her father's Australian cattle ranch and a suitor to travel to Paris to get her voice training, and picks up another suitor. She debuts in Brussells and is a smash hit followed by international fame. The suitor from Australia shows up in Monte Carlo, marries her and soon is cast in the role of "Mr. Melba" until he can take it no longer and returns to Australia, while Melba decides her voice belongs to the world and sadly goes on alone.
Grounds for Marriage (1951) as Composer
An opera singer and her ex-husband find that their romance refuses to die with their marriage.
The Great Caruso (1951) as Composer
The legendary opera singer fights to win his place in society.
Vendetta (1950) as Composer
The Toast of New Orleans (1950) as Composer
A New Orleans fisherman fights snobbery to become an opera star.
Nancy Goes to Rio (1950) as Composer
Mother-and-daughter singers compete for the same role and the same man.
The Sun Comes Up (1949) as Composer
Lassie helps an embittered woman find happiness with an orphaned boy.
Dream Girl (1948) as Composer
The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (1943) as Composer
His Butler's Sister (1943) as Composer
It's a Date (1940) as Composer
Mother-and-daughter singers vie for the same man and the same stage part.
Bitter Sweet (1940) as Composer
A voice teacher and his star pupil run away together to a life of love and poverty.
First Love (1939) as Composer
In this reworking of Cinderella, orphaned Connie Harding is sent to live with her rich aunt and uncle after graduating from boarding school. She's hardly received with open arms, especially by her snobby cousin Barbara. When the entire family is invited to a major social ball, Barbara sees to it that Connie is forced to stay home. With the aid of her uncle, who acts as her fairy godfather, Connie makes it to the ball and meets her Prince Charming in Ted Drake, her cousin's boyfriend.
I'll Take Romance (1937) as Composer
An opera manager tries to woo a soprano back to his company.
Rose-Marie (1936) as Composer
An opera singer goes undercover in the Canadian wilderness to hunt for her criminal brother.
Love Me Forever (1935) as Composer
A mob figure helps launch a singer's career only to lose her to a younger man.
Here's to Romance (1935) as Composer
One Night of Love (1934) as Composer
An aspiring opera singer and her mentor fight so much they barely realize they''re in love.
Evensong (1934) as Composer
Enter Madame! (1934) as Composer
Madame Butterfly (1932) as Composer
Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton is on shore-leave in Japan. He and his buddy Lieutenant Barton, out for a night on the town, stop in at a local establishment to check out the food, drink and girls, 'uh, and girls' to quote Lt. Barton. Pinkerton spies Cho-Cho San and immediately falls in lust. Barton counsels Pinkerton that he can 'marry' this beautiful Japanese girl, enjoy himself with cultural approval, then sail happily on back to America unshackled, since abandonment equates divorce in Japan. Barton assures Pinkerton that once abandoned, Cho-Cho will be free to marry whomever she chooses from amongst the Japanese people. When Pinkerton's ship sails out of port, Butterfly waits patiently for her husband to come home. Three years pass. Ever with her eye toward the harbor, Butterfly holds a secret delight that she eagerly wishes to surprise her husband with: their son. Pinkerton arrives in Japan with his American bride by his side. He goes to Butterfly to make his apologies and to finally end what Butterfly for three years has cherished in her heart.
Tonight or Never (1931) as Composer
An opera diva falls in love with a dashing, handsome young man but she must find out whether he is the answer to her dreams or...just a gigolo.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Tosca (2001)
The story of the tragic Tosca, who is in love with Mario Cavaradossi. However, Tosca is desired by the venal Baron Scarpia, who falsely arrests Mario and deceives Tosca. The deception leads Tosca to take her own life.
Tosca (2001)
The story of the tragic Tosca, who is in love with Mario Cavaradossi. However, Tosca is desired by the venal Baron Scarpia, who falsely arrests Mario and deceives Tosca. The deception leads Tosca to take her own life.
Madame Butterfly (1996)
Based on Puccini's opera, "Madame Butterfly" tells the tragic story of Butterfly, a 15-year-old geisha who marries Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton, a U.S. Navy officer on leave in Nagasaki. Pinkerton, intending no more than a fling, is warned by Sharpless, the counsul in the port, that the young girl is
Madame Butterfly (1996)
Based on Puccini's opera, "Madame Butterfly" tells the tragic story of Butterfly, a 15-year-old geisha who marries Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton, a U.S. Navy officer on leave in Nagasaki. Pinkerton, intending no more than a fling, is warned by Sharpless, the counsul in the port, that the young girl is
La Boheme (1989)
Tragic story of two artists and the women they love.
La Boheme (1989)
Tragic story of two artists and the women they love.

Music (special)

Music Heals (2002) as Music ("Vissi D'Arte")
Stars from the world of opera perform at the twenty-sixth annual concert from Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. This gala concert honors the heroes and victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist assault on New York City.
Turandot Project, The (2001) as Music
A backstage look at the premiere performance of Zhang Yimou's opera directorial debut of Puccini's "Turandot" at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival in Florence, Italy.
Puccini's La Boheme From the New York City Opera (2001) as Music
The New York City Opera presents Puccini's "La Boheme," about the lives and loves of a group of young Bohemians in Paris (reset at the outbreak of World War I).
Three Mo' Tenors in Concert (2001) as Music ("Nessun Dorma")
Tenors Victor Trent Cook, Rodrick Dixon and Thomas Young demonstrate their versatility in a program of opera, Broadway, jazz, blues, soul, spirituals and gospel.
New York City Opera -- Puccini's Tosca (2000) as Music
Giacomo Puccini's three-act opera, "Tosca," based on the play by Victorien Sardou. This production is set in Mussolini's Fascist Rome in the 1930s. There, the destinies of the prima donna Tosca, her lover Cavardossi, a leftist painter, and the sinister police chief Scarpia are intertwined.
Great Performers at Lincoln Center: Renee Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky in Concert (2000) as Music ("Un Bel Di" From "Madama Butterfly")
Soprano Renee Fleming, baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky and the Orchestra of St. Luke's, under the direction of Mark Elder, perform in the opening night gala of the 35th anniversary season of Lincoln Center's Great Performers series. The first half of the program features Fleming and Hvorostovksy perfor
American Dream: Andrea Bocelli's Statue of Liberty Concert (2000) as Music
Opera singer Andrea Bocelli performs a live concert from Liberty State Park, New Jersey, where he sings operatic melodies and popular standards.
Sarah Brightman: One Night in Eden (1999) as Song ("Nessun Dorma")
Concert special featuring Sarah Brightman.
Luciano Pavarotti 30th Anniversary Gala Performance (1999) as Music ("La Boheme," Act Iii)
Coverage of a gala performance celebrating the 30th anniversary of tenor Luciano Pavarotti's Metropolitan Opera debut. The program consists of fully staged acts from three operas and features the tenor in three of his most famous roles: Nemorino in "L'Elisir d'Amore," Rodolfo in "La Boheme" and Rada
Turandot at the Forbidden City (1999) as Music
Chinese director Zhang Yimou's Maggio Musicale production of Puccini's "Turandot" is performed Beijing, China. "Turandot" is the story of a beautiful princess in ancient China who demands that her suitors solve three riddles or face death.
Washington Opera Production of "La Rondine", The (1999) as Music
The Washington Opera production of Puccini's "La Rondine," with a new tragic ending and rediscovered text. Magda, who has settled into a life of luxury as the companion of a wealthy banker, Rambaldo, meets Ruggero, an earnest young gentleman from the provinces, and is immediately entranced by him. M
Andre Rieu: Romantic Moments (1999) as Music
Violinist Andre Rieu performs romantic music from Raixa, a palace in Majorca, Spain.
Helmut Lotti Goes Classic From Belgium's Cleydael Castle (1998) as Music ("Nessun Dorma")
Flemish singing star Helmut Lotti performs in Aartselaar, Belgium outside Cleydael Castle with the 55-member Golden Symphony Orchestra conducted by maestro Andre Walscaerts and accompanied by the Nocti Vagant Chorus.
Sarah Brightman in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall (1998) as Music (Aria) "O Mio Bambino Caro)
Sarah Brightman performs from the Royal Albert Hall with the English National Orchestra conducted by Paul Bateman, and special guests Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Robert Wells, Swedish King of the Keyboard (1998) as Music ("Nessun Dorma")
Swedish pianist Robert Wells performs from Dalhalla, Sweden, with guest artist, tenor Tito Beltran.
Tibor Rudas Presents Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti With Levine -- The Three Tenors Live in Concert -- Paris 1998 (1998) as Music ("Recondita Armonia" From "Tosca" "Nessun Dorma" From "Turandot")
Presentation of the Three Tenors in concert from the Champ de Mars park in the center of Paris, France. Features L'Orchestre de Paris conducted by world-renowned Maestro James Levine.
Great Moments in Opera (1997) as Music ("Vissi D'Arte" "O Soave Fanciulla")
Special featuring operatic arias and duets originally performed on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
San Francisco Opera Gala Celebration (1997) as Music Extract ("La Boheme" "Tosca" "Turandot")
The San Francisco Opera returns to the refurbished and seismically secure War Memorial Opera House to celebrate its 75th anniversary season with a concert featuring the world's finest singers.
New York City Opera: Puccini's "La Boheme" (1997) as Music
New York City Opera production of Giacomo Puccini's tragic love story, "La Boheme." Broadcast live from Lincoln Center's New York State Theater.
Tibor Rudas Presents Pavarotti on Miami Beach (1996) as Music
Tenor Luciano Pavarotti gives a concert at an oceanside stage constructed adjacent to Miami Beach's Art Deco district, singing the music of Puccini, Mascagni and Leoncavallo. Concert given as part of official festivities from Super Bowl XXIX in January 1995.
Grand Night For Singing - Public Television's Gift to You, A (1996) as Music ("O Mio Babbino Caro")
A special hosted by Tyne Daly featuring opera greats performing a wide variety of musical standards.
Three Sopranos, The (1996) as Music
Three sopranos -- Kathleen Cassello, Kallen Esperian and Cynthia Lawrence -- perform a medley of operatic arias and Broadway show tunes at the Century Plaza Towers in Los Angeles.
Telecast of the July 20, 1996 Giants Stadium concert by Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti, previously seen only on a Pay-Per-View basis. The program consists of a number of solor pieces by each tenor, medleys and closing encores.
Placido Domingo at the Roman Amphitheater of Verona (1995) as Music ("La Boheme, Act 3")
Placido Domingo and other soloists perform operatic music from the Roman Amphitheater of Verona to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his debut there.
Madama Butterfly (1995) as Music
The Japanese geisha Cio-Cio-San, known as Madame Butterfly, marries U.S. Navy Lieutenant B.F. Pinkerton, unaware that he doesn't consider the marriage a serious matter. Butterfly awaits Pinkerton's return to Japan after a three years' absence, learning that he has taken an American wife. Faced with
Salute to Slava, A (1994) as Music ("Vissi D'Arte" From "Tosca")
Concert tribute to Mstislav Rostropovich, departing music director of the National Symphony Orchestra.
Pavarotti: My Heart's Delight (1994) as Music
Tenor Luciano Pavarotti performs operatic arias in a 1993 outdoor concert from his native Modena, Italy.
Tabarro and Pagliacci, Il (1994) as Music ("Il Tabarro")
Performance of two operas from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York: "Il Tabarro" by Puccini and "Pagliacci" by Leoncavallo. "Il Tabarro" is the story of a husband who kills his wife's lover on a barge in France. "Pagliacci" is based on a court case judged by composer Leoncavallo's father, con
La Boheme (1994) as Music
An Australian Opera production of Puccini's opera "La Boheme," updated to 1950s Paris.
Opera Favorites With Domingo and Te Kanawa (1994) as Music ("Ch'Ella Mi Creda" From "La Fanciulla Del West" "Vedete? Io Son Fidele" From "Manon Lescaut")
Opera singers Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa perform a selection of arias.
RICHARD TUCKER OPERA GALA, THE (1994) as Music ("Nessun Dorma" From "Turandot" "Un Bel Di" From "Madama Butterfly")
Broadcast of excerpts from the 1993 Richard Tucker Opera Gala from the stage of Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall.
Opera Favorites by Puccini (1994) as Music
Selections from many of Giacomo Puccini's greatest operas.
Reunion concert of tenors Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, and Luciano Pavarotti, preceding the championship World Cup soccer match played the following day in Los Angeles.
Turandot From the San Francisco Opera (1994) as Music
Telecast of a San Francisco Opera performance of Puccini's opera "Turandot." A haughty princess, renowned for her beauty, puts three riddles to any man seeking her hand in marriage. If they cannot answer them, they are put to death.
Pavarotti in Paris (1993) as Music
Luciano Pavorotti sings operatic arias as a musical prelude to the Paris Equestrian Masters.
Tosca From Rome (1993) as Music
A broadcast of a performance of Puccini's opera "Tosca," filmed in its actual Rome settings.
Butterfly: The European Myth of the Oriental Woman (1993) as Music
A documentary examining the portrayal of East Asian women in the arts as compared with real life. Includes filmed sequences from the English National Opera's production of "Madam Butterfly," plus extracts from "M Butterfly" and "Miss Saigon."
Pavarotti Plus! (1992) as Music ("Madama Butterfly" "Tosca" "La Boheme")
Tenor Luciano Pavarotti is joined in a concert of operatic arias, duets, and ensembles with other performers from the world of opera.
Metropolitan Opera Silver Anniversary, The (1992) as Music ("Ah, Mimi Tu Piu Non Torni" From "La Boheme")
A concert commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center, featuring performances of "Rigoletto" (Act III), "Otello" (Act III), and "Die Fledermaus" (Act II).
Great Performances' 20th Anniversary Special (1992) as Music ("The Last Mile")
A special celebrating the 20th anniversary of "Great Performances" by commissioning short new works by 20 performing artists. Segment performances include: "Kiss, Kiss Dahlings," "Not My Girl," "A Simple Melody," "Zoetrope," "Hip Hop - You Don't Stop," "Frankie Goes to Tanglewood," "The Last Mile,"
Placido Domingo: The Concert For Planet Earth (1992) as Music ("E Lucevan Le Stelle" From "Tosca")
A concert commemorating the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development to preserve the Earth's natural resources, held at the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit in June 1992.
Girl of the Golden West From the Metropolitan Opera, The (1992) as Music
A performance of Giacomo Puccini's opera set in Old California. A bandit and a sheriff compete for the affections of a woman in a mining camp.
Pavarotti and The Italian Tenor (1992) as Music ("Sole E Amore")
Opera superstar Luciano Pavarotti discusses his favorite tenors of the past and sings works he rarely performs.
Soldiers of Music: Rostropovich Returns to Russia (1991) as Music ("Madame Butterfly")
A documentary about Soviet cellist Mstislav Rostropovich. After leaving the U.S.S.R., stripped of his citizenship, he was allowed to return to his native land under the protection of the policy of glasnost.
1991 Richard Tucker Gala, The (1991) as Music ("Ch'Ella Mi Creda"--From "La Fanciulla Del West") ("Addio, Fiorito Asil"--From "Madama Butterfly")
A broadcast of the sixteenth annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala. Features highlights by operatic stars who sang during the tribute to the late tenor as well as appearances by winners of the Richard Tucker Awards.
Pavarotti in the Park (1991) as Music ("Recondita Armonia"--From "Tosca") ("E Lucevan Le Stelle"--From "Tosca") ("Nessun Dorma"--From "Turandot") ("Tra Vol Belle"--From "Manon Lescaut") ("Donna Non Vidi Mai"--From "Manon Lescaut")
Live broadcast of a concert held in London's Hyde Park in which tenor Luciano Pavarotti gives his unique renditions of many well-known arias.
Great Moments From the Met (1990) as Music ("Addio... Donde Lieta Usci"--From "La Boheme") ("Non Piangere, Liu"--From "Turandot")
A program presenting highlights from past telecasts of the Metropolitan Opera, featuring conductor James Levine and many well-known stars of the opera world.
Pavarotti Plus! (1990) as Music ("Recondita Armonia" "Vissi D'Arte")
Live broadcast from Lincoln Center of a concert hosted by tenor Luciano Pavarotti and featuring his guests, Leona Mitchell, Carol Vaness, and other well-known artists.
Music Center 25th Anniversary, The (1990) as Music ("Te Deum"--From "Tosca")
A variety special commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles Music Center and presenting the first Dorothy B. Chandler Performing Arts Awards.
1990 Richard Tucker Gala, The (1990) as Music ("Te Deum"--From "Tosca")
A broadcast of the fifteenth annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala. The program features highlights by operatic stars who sang during the tribute to the late tenor as well as appearances by three winners of the Richard Tucker Award.
1990 Miss America Pageant, The (1990) as Music ("Vissi D'Arte"--From "Tosca")
The thirty-seventh annual telecast of the seventieth Miss America Pageant broadcast live from Atlantic City.
La Boheme (1989) as Music
A performance of Puccini's opera "La Boheme," a melodrama of high-spirited bohemian life and the doomed love affair between the young poet Rodolfo and the terminally-ill Mimi.
Madama Butterfly (1989) as Music
The Lyric Opera of Chicago's 1985 production of Puccini's opera, set in the late nineteenth century in the city of Nagasaki, about a young Japanese woman who weds an American naval officer who later abandons her and the child she bore him.
Richard Tucker Opera Gala, The (1989) as Music
A concert recorded live in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center during the thirteenth annual Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala on November 13, 1988. The program features highlights by nine operatic stars who sang in tribute to the late tenor. The program includes appearances by three winners of th
Pavarotti Plus!... Plus!! (1989) as Music ("Tosca" "La Boheme")
A concert of selections from the operatic repertoire featuring tenor Luciano Pavarotti and his specially invited group of guest artists.
House I Live In, The (1989) as Music ("O Mio Babbino Caro" --From "Gianni Schicchi")
A musical special presented before an invited audience that includes the President and the First Lady. This program celebrates Columbus Day, with ethnic music reflecting the arrival of all immigrants to the United States. This is the second of three programs entitled "The House I Live In."
Grand Night: The Performing Arts Salute Public Television, A (1988) as Music ("La Boheme" "Tosca")
A tribute to public television's unique contribution to the performing arts, bringing together celebrated artists from the fields of ballet, modern dance, classical music, opera, light opera, and drama.
Scenes From La Boheme: a Pavarotti Celebration (1988) as Music ("La Boheme")
A performance of highlights from Puccini's "La Boheme," sung by Luciano Pavarotti and the winners of the Opera Company of Philadelphia/Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition.
New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve Gala, The (1988) as Music ("Madama Butterfly")
A live broadcast from Avery Fisher Hall in New York, featuring music director Zubin Mehta conducting the New York Philharmonic in a festive New Year's Eve performance with guest artist Placido Domingo.
Turandot (1988) as Music
A performance of Puccini's last opera, which tells the story of a beautiful princess in ancient China who demands that her suitors solve three riddles or face death for failing.
In Concert: The New Jersey Chamber Music Society and the Tokyo String Quartet (1987) as Music ("I Crisantemi (The Crysanthemums)")
A performance taped earlier in 1987 at the Union Congregational Church in Upper Montclair, New Jersey, featuring the New Jersey Chamber Music Society and the internationaly acclaimed Tokyo String Quartet.
Gala of Stars 1986 (1986) as Music Extract ("La Boheme" "Turandot")
The seventh annual music extravaganza, taped in January, 1985, at the Vienna State Opera, hosted by Beverly Sills. Well-known artists from the concert, opera, and ballet worlds perform.
Pavarotti Plus! (1986) as Music
Celebrating his silver anniversary as a performer, Luciano Pavarotti is heard in a concert of solos, duets, and ensembles telecast live from Avery Fisher Hall in New York. The "plus" of the event consists of eight young American singers invited to participate by Pavarotti himself.
Tosca (1985) as Music
A performance of Puccini's melodrama telecast live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center. Set in Rome during the Napoleanic era, the story relates the love affair of the renowned singer, Floria Tosca, and the painter Mario Cavardossi, a revolutionary helping to overthrow t
La Boheme (1982) as Music
Set in Paris in the 1830s, the story relates the turbulent and tragic love affair of an idealistic young poet named Rodolfo and Mimi, a young woman stricken with tuberculosis.
Trittico, Il (1981) as Music
Puccini's trilogy of one-act operas (two melodramas and one comedy) is telecast in a live performance from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center. "Il Tabarro" is set in the nineteenth century on the banks of the Seine in Paris and involves adultery and murder. "Suor Angelica" is set
Manon Lescaut (1980) as Music
In a town near Paris, in the year 1721, Manon, a young woman on her way to join a convent, impetuously falls in love with a young man and runs off to Paris with him. The plot of Puccini's first successful opera involves Manon's off-again, on-again love for her lover Des Grieux, her rise and fall as
Luciano Pavarotti Recital (1978) as Music
A recital of works from the operatic repertoire featuring tenor Luciano Pavarotti, telecast live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
Tosca (1978) as Music
A live performance of Puccini's opera telecast live from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera. Set in Rome during the Napoleonic era, the story deals with the love affair of great opera singer, Floria Tosca, and Mario Cavardossi, a revolutionary engaged in a struggle against the brutal chief of polic
La Boheme (1977) as Music
A live telecast, from the stage of the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center in New York, of Puccini's popular opera about life and love among a group of young Bohemians in mid-nineteenth century Paris.
Madama Butterfly (1976) as Music ("Madama Butterfly")
A film adaptation of Puccini's opera about a fragile Japanese woman betrayed and abandoned by her husband, an American navy officer.

Misc. Crew (special)

Manon Lescaut (1980) as Libretto
In a town near Paris, in the year 1721, Manon, a young woman on her way to join a convent, impetuously falls in love with a young man and runs off to Paris with him. The plot of Puccini's first successful opera involves Manon's off-again, on-again love for her lover Des Grieux, her rise and fall as

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