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Puccini: La Boheme / Lincoln, Mackay-Bruce

Puccini / Lincoln / Mackay-bruce
Release Date: 01/01/2005 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 4  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nigel PlanerSimon Masterson-SmithDarryl KnockMary Lincoln,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Directed and orchestrated by Tony Britten.

The third DVD to be released between the collaborative foce of Signum Vision and Tony Britten. Puccini's original masterpiece has been brought up to date in this moving English speaking version filmed in South East London.

Four young men - an artist, a playwright, a musician and a philosopher - live in a 'Withnail and I' - like celebration of drink, drugs and bad behaviour. Their lives are irrevocably changed when the playwright Rodolfo falls in love with the enigmatic Mimi. Blind to her drug problem he is consumed only by immature sexual jealousy, and his obsession brings their relationship to an end. When Mimi returns, terminally ill, the boys are forced to comprehend
Read more the painful reality of growing up. Shot on film entirely on location in South East London.

Mary Lincoln - Mimi
Graham MacKay-Bruce - Rudolfo
Darryl Knock - Marcello
Ian K, Jervis - Colline
Simon Masterton-Smith - Alcindoro
Maria Kesselman - Musetta
Nigel Planer - Benoit

Duration: 93 mins
Sound: AC3 5.1, PCM stereo
Region: 0
Extra features: Commentary by Tony Britten, Clive Donner, Ian K Jervis and Mary Lincoln
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Works on This Recording

1. La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Nigel Planer (Voice), Simon Masterson-Smith (Bass), Darryl Knock (Voice),
Mary Lincoln (Voice), Graham Mackay-Bruce (Voice), Ian K. Jervis (Voice),
Maria Kesselman (Voice)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: English 

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