• Becoming Traviata (2013)

Becoming Traviata

Release Date: May 15th, 2013

DVD Release Date: November 12th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

French coloratura soprano Natalie Dessay and director Jean-Francois Sivadier reinvent the masterpiece "La Traviata," written by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi.

Director: Philippe Béziat

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Farran Smith NehmeNew York Post

    Philippe Béziat’s documentary focuses on how Sivadier and his Violetta, the French soprano Natalie Dessay, fuse acting with the music. It’s an incredible view of artists at work. show more

  • 75
    Boston Globe

    Becoming Traviata might make you feel you’ve seen Verdi’s opera, or it might make you want to see it. show more

  • 63
    Slant Magazine

    It works as a reminder of the important interactiveness of the performing arts, of actors evoking the drama, action, and emotion that computers and machines cannot. show more

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