Rent Turandot: Forbidden City Beijing: Puccini on DVD

Turandot: At the Forbidden City of Beijing

1998 Rated NR 1hr 30m

Renowned conductor Zubin Mehta leads Italy's Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in a lavish performance of Giacomo Puccini's final opera, filmed on location in Beijing, where the story of the icy princess and her many suitors is set. Principals Giovanna Casolla, Barbara Frittoli and Sergej Larin shine against a spectacular backdrop of colorful banners, gleaming armor and fearsome mythological beasts, staged by award-winning director Yimou Zhang.

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Movie Details

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

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.66:1


English, French, Japanese, Italian

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: PCM Stereo