Meeting Venus

István Szabó Feature film - 1991 - 121 min.

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A Hungarian conductor has accepted the assignment to lead the opera Tannhäuser in a Parisian theatre. The performance will be broadcast internationally on television. Therefore, his reputation depends on the success or failure of the project. But prima donna Karin Anderson is not keen on the venture with the conductor. Moreover, he meets with opposition from musicians and dancers. The undertaking seems to end in disaster. With Johanna Tersteege in the role of Monique

Credits

Director(s) István Szabó
Script Michael Hirst
István Szabó
Producer(s) David Puttnam
Director of Photography
Lajos Koltai
Editing
Jim Clark
Cast
Production Country
USA