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Tosca

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Tosca

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
119 minutes
Limited Release Date:
07/12/02
performer:
Roberto Alagna, Angela Gheorghiu, Ruggero Raimondi
director:
Benoit Jacquot
distributor:
Avatar Films
author:
80177
genre:
musical, Drama

We gave it a C-

A nice try here, but no cigar. Éva Marton is too icy and unfocused, José Carreras too weak, and Juan Pons a toneless disaster. Best of the lot is Michael Tilson Thomas, who conducts this Tosca suavely but a little too dispassionately for this mighty melodrama. Stick with the classic Leontyne Price-Giuseppe di Stefano-Herbert von Karajan version, still available on London. C-

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