200 min | NR
A potent mix of lust, murder, and vengeance, this mesmerizing new production of Mozart’s sublime tragicomedy DON GIOVANNI will thrill cinema audiences. Mozart’s notorious hero is an artist who seduces an endless stream of women through his ability to create wonderful illusions. Shifting emphasis away from Don Giovanni’s sex life, Director of the Royal Opera Kasper Holten portrays Giovanni’s womanizing as an attempt to stave off his own mortality. The superb cast includes Mariusz Kwiecien, one of the world’s leading Giovannis; Alex Esposito, a fresh, vigorous Leporello; and acclaimed French soprano Veronique Gens.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (music), Lorenzo da Ponte (libretto)
Mariusz Kwiecien, Alex Esposito, Veronique Gens