Beethoven: Fidelio

1978 NR 2h 27m DVD

Beethoven: Fidelio

1978 NR 2h 27m DVD
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Leonard Bernstein leads the Vienna State Opera Choir and Orchestra in this 1978 rendition of Beethoven's only opera. When Spanish noble and convicted political prisoner Florestan (René Kollo) faces certain death, his wife (Gundula Janowitz) tries to save him by impersonating a prison guard named Fidelio. Joseph Sonnleithner provides the German libretto, and Manfred Jungwirth and Hans Sotin round out the cast.
Cast
Manfred Jungwirth, Adolf Dallapozza, Gundula Janowitz, René Kollo, Lucia Popp, Hans Sotin, Leonard Bernstein
Director
Otto Schenk
Format
DVD
Screen
Full Screen 1.33:1
Subtitles
English, German, French, Spanish (Neutral), Chinese Simplified
CC
No
Audio
German: Dolby Digital 5.0, German: DTS 5.1 Surround
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.

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