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Otello

Synopsis
Filmed version of Verdi’s opera directed by Franco Zeffirelli. The Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro alla Scala, Milan are conducted by Lorin Maazel who also directed and produced the music. Placido Domingo is Otello and Justino Diaz is Iago.
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Italy
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1986
Subjects
Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Zeffirrelli’s ‘Otello’, From Stage to Screen

Credits

Director
Franco Zeffirelli
Producer
Menahem Golan; Yoram Globus
Cinematographer
Ennio Guarnieri
Writer
Arrigo Boito
Screenplay
Franco Zeffirelli
Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Art Direction
Gianni Quaranta
Cast
Costantin Zaharia 
Edward Toumajin 
Edwin Francis 
Ezio Di Cesare 
Giannicola Pigliucci 
John Macurdy 
Justino Diaz 
Katia Ricciarelli 
Massimo Foschi 
Petra Malakova 
Plácido Domingo 
Remo Remotti 
Sergio Nicolai 
Urbano Barberini 

Production Company

Name

Cannon Italia

Address
Italy
Name

Italian International Film

Distributor (Sale)

 

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