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OTELLO (2014)

OTELLO <span>(2014)</span> artwork

OTELLO (2014)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 168

Release dates 09/07/2014

BBFCInsight moderate bad language

Genre(s) Performance, Musical

Director(s) Barbara Willis Sweet

Cast includes Renee Fleming, Johan Botha

Summary OTELLO is a recording of a stage performance, by the New York Metropolitan Opera, of Verdi's adaptation of Shakespeare's play.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 29/06/2014

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

OTELLO is a recording of a stage performance, by the New York Metropolitan Opera, of Verdi's adaptation of Shakespeare's play.

Language

Otello refers to his wife as a 'whore', accusing her directly on a couple of occasions.

There are some highly theatrical scenes of violence, including sword fights, a strangulation and a suicide by stabbing, none of which contain any strong detail.

Details

Formats
Cinema
Distributor(s)
The Metropolitan Opera
Classified date(s)
20/05/2014
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF314383

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