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Uniform Title Madame Butterfly (Motion picture : 1995)
Title Madame Butterfly [videorecording] / Martin Scorsese presents [a] Sony Classical [film] ; Daniel Toscan du Plantier, Pierre-Olivier Bardet présentent une production Erato Films, Idéale Audience en coproduction avec Imalyre - VTCOM France Télécom, France 3 Cinéma, Sony Classical ; un film de Frédéric Mitterrand.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [2002]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B PUCC MB C70DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note From the opera by Giacomo Puccini ; libretto by Guiseppe Giacosa & Luigi Illica.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1995.
Special features: making-of featurette.
Credits Director of photography, Philippe Welt ; editor, Luc Barnier ; musical direction, James Conlon, Orchestre de Paris, Chœurs de Radio France.
Cast Ying Huang (Madame Butterfly), Richard Troxell (Pinkerton), Ning Liang (Suzuki), Richard Cowan (Sharpless), Jing Ma Fan (Goro), Christopheren Nomura (Prince Yamadori), Constance Hauman (Kate Pinkerton), Edmund Zelotes Toliver (Imperial Commissioner, The Bonze), Catherine Napoli (Cio-Cio San's cousin), Laurence Monteyrol (Cio-Cio San's mother), Asayo Otsuka (Cio-Cio San's aunt), Richard Tronc (Yakusidé).
Summary An American naval officer falls in love with a Japanese geisha girl known as Butterfly and marries her, with no intention of ever taking her home to America.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen presentation; Dolby surround.
Language Sung in Italian, optional English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese or Thai subtitles; credits in French; closed-captioned.
Subject Geishas -- Japan -- Drama.
Unmarried mothers -- Japan -- Drama.
Americans -- Japan -- Drama.
Genre/Form Music videos
Added Author Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Librettist.
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906. Librettist.
Mitterrand, Frédéric.
Huang, Ying, (Soprano.
Troxell, Richard.
Liang, Ning, 1957-
Cowan, Richard.
Fan, Jing Ma.
Nomura, Christòpheren.
Hauman, Constance.
Toliver, Edmund Zelotes.
Napoli, Catherine.
Monteyrol, Laurence.
Otsuka, Asayo.
Tronc, Richard.
Conlon, James, 1950- Conductor.
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Madama Butterfly.
Radio-France. Chœurs.
Orchestre de Paris.
Erato Films.
Idéale Audience International.
Studio Canal+.
Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
S4C (Firm)
France 3 cinéma (Firm)
ISBN 0767857755
Standard No. 043396056701
Music No. 05670 Columbia TriStar Home Video

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