Turandot: At The Forbidden City Of Beijing

10/05/1999
  |  Buy to Own: 10/05/1999
  |  126 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
Turandot: At The Forbidden City Of Beijing Film Poster

Synopsis

Zubin Mehta conducts the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino orchestra and chorus in this performance of Puccini's opera. The cruel Princess Turandot (Giovanna Casolla), ruler of China, will only wed a prince who can answer correctly her three riddles. Those who fail are executed. Prince Calaf (Sergej Larin), son of the exiled king of Tartary, falls in love with Turandot as soon as he sets eyes on her, and despite the protestations of his friends and family sets out to pass her test.