Rent Old Rococo: The Life of Gioacchino Rossini on DVD

Old Rococo: The Life of Gioacchino Rossini

1992 Rated NR 1hr 24m

The life of legendary opera composer Gioacchino Rossini is recounted in this documentary, which examines how the author of "The Barber of Seville" opted to give up composing for the life of a performer at the age of 37. Using historical context, the film follows Rossini's life from his early years up to the height of his career, and includes a variety of excerpts from both his popular and his lesser-known works.

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Movie Details

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

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Italian: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.