Rent Simplicius on DVD


2003 Rated NR 2hr 10m

David Pountney helms this memorable Zurich Opera staging of Johann Strauss's "Simplicius," a tale following the exploits of a simple-minded man (tenor Martin Zysset) who comes face-to-face with life's messy complications. Set during the Thirty Years' War, the work also features standout supporting performances from baritones Rolf Haunstein and Oliver Widmer, soprano Martina Jankova and mezzosoprano Liliana Nikiteanu.

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Movie Details

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

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

German: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.