TITLE

A night at the cinema: Zeffirelli's Otello and the genre of film-opera

AUTHOR(S)
Citron, Marcia J.
PUB. DATE
December 1994
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Winter94, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p700
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the visuality in Franco Zeffirelli's film `Otello.' Actors; Differences between opera and film-opera; Catholicism as the film's response to the challenge of thematizing a psychological drama in visual terms; Role of visuality on the organization of the music; Links between visuality and regression; Viability of the film-opera genre.
ACCESSION #
9504282726

 

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