Madama Butterfly


3h 1995

Brief Synopsis

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

Film Details

Also Known As
Madame Butterfly, Metropolitan Opera Presents (12/27/95), The
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Thirteen/Wnet

Technical Specs

Duration
3h

Synopsis

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 the loss of her husband and child, Butterfly chooses to commit suicide.

Film Details

Also Known As
Madame Butterfly, Metropolitan Opera Presents (12/27/95), The
Release Date
1995
Production Company
Thirteen/Wnet

Technical Specs

Duration
3h

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