To the St. Andrew's Church in Rome comes a fugitive - Cesare Angelotti, former consul, who was sentenced to death for taking a part in a conspiracy against tyranny that rules the country. ... See full summary »
it is one of films who seduce for the nuances of performance. because Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna and Ruggero Raimondi are the inspired options for this splendid show. not only for artistic virtues but for rare science to give impression to discover Puccini work for the first time. because the duel between Tosca and Scarpia is key for a lot of revelation about the opera profound senses. because Alagna does not only a fresh Cavaradossi but that mixture between love, heroism and sacrifice who in rare situations can be not fake. it is the version of Tosca who does it becomes my favorite opera. maybe it is not the best. but it is an admirable work, maybe against its direction errors. and it is new proof for the great force of acting by Angela Gheorghiu ( sure, as Romanian, I am one of her fans ).
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