La Traviata Poster

Release Date: 1982

DVD Release Date: April 13th, 1999

G|1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary
In this film version of Verdi's opera, Violetta (Teresa Stratas) meets Alfredo (Placido Domingo) and quickly falls for him. After the lovers run away together, they live in bliss for a short time. However, Alfredo's father, Giorgio (Cornell MacNeil), starts to interfere, concerned that Violetta's bad reputation will affect the marriage prospects of Alfredo's sister. Violetta reluctantly leaves Alfredo, but his love is so strong that it leads him to actions that have tragic consequences.

Cast: Teresa Stratas, Plácido Domingo, Cornell MacNeil

Director: Franco Zeffirelli

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Accent Films B.V., Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI) [it]

Keywords: Friend, Passionate, Sacrifice, Father, Rousing, Love

Awards

Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Foreign Language Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Winner Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Winner Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1983)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Nominated Art Direction