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Benjamin Britten: Gloriana

1984 Rated NR 2hr 27m

British mezzo-soprano Sarah Walker sings the lead role of Queen Elizabeth I in this memorable production of Benjamin Britten's "Gloriana," recorded live in 1984 at the London Coliseum. Based on Lytton Strachey's Elizabeth and Essex, the opera traces the tragic downfall of the charismatic Earl of Essex (Anthony Rolfe Johnson), who takes advantage of his position as the queen's favorite subject and ultimately brings about his own demise.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, German, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.