Great Performances (1992)

Genres - Music, Theater  |   Sub-Genres - Opera  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Opera icon Placido Domingo stars alongside Catherine Malfitano, Ruggero Raimondi, Giacomo Prestia, and Giorgio Gatti in this production of Puccini's Tosca. The familiar opera follows the tragic story of Tosca and Cavaradossi, her lover. When he hides a political prisoner and is subsequently tortured for it, Tosca promises herself to the chief of police in order to save Cavaradossi from execution.

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deal [agreement], execution, star-crossed-lovers, torture, death, investigation, murder