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Porgy And Bess: Gershwin: Simon Rattle

Release Date: 7/3/2001
MSRP: $29.98

Studio: EMI

Year: 1993

Run Time: 184 minutes

Rating: Not Rated

Starring: Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Gregg Baker, Cynthia Clarey, Marietta Simpson, Damon Evans

Directed by: Trevor Nunn

   Movie Summary: [Music]

    One of the few productions of "Porgy and Bess" to be released on video, this 1993 release is directed by the acclaimed stage director Trevor Nunn. With a stellar cast of performers including Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, and Gregg Baker, Nunn injects new life into the classic Gershwin opera. The London Philharmonic and The Glyndebourne Chorus add wonderful accompaniment to this historic black musical. The romance and beauty of this tender story, its dramatic development, and the sheer vitality of the characters come alive in this exciting visual production.


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Full Frame, Color, Subtitles: French, German, Italian

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