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Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto Story

Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto Story (2005) is a film version of Giuseppe Verdi's opera Rigoletto (libretto by Francesco Maria Piave). Filmed in Siena in 2002 (Arturo Toscanini Foundation), it was directed by Gianfranco Fozzi and produced by David Guido Pietroni and Maurizio De Santis. Rigoletto Story has obtained two nominations to the Grammy Awards in the categories "Best Surround Sound" and "Best Long For Music Video". The DVD Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto Story is distributed worldwide by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Cast

  • Rigoletto, the Duke's jester - Baritone - Roberto Servile
  • Gilda, his daughter - Soprano - Inva Mula
  • Duke of Mantua - Tenor - Marcelo Álvarez
  • Sparafucile, an assassin - Bass - Andrea Silvestrelli
  • Maddalena, his sister - Mezzo-Soprano - Svetlana Serdar
  • Giovanna, Gilda's Nurse - Mezzo-Soprano - Paola Leveroni
  • Count Ceprano - Bass - Boschetti Giulio
  • Countess Ceprano, his wife - Mezzo-Soprano - Emilia Bertoncello
  • Matteo Borsa, a courtier - Tenor - Giovanni Maini
  • Count Monterone - Baritone - Cesare Lana
  • Marullo - Baritone - Andrea Cortese

Film details

  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  • Producer: David Guido Pietroni and Maurizio De Santis
  • Stage director: Vittorio Sgarbi
  • Film director: Gianfranco Fozzi
  • Post Production: Christian Verzino
  • Costume Design: Vivienne Westwood
  • Sound Design: Mauro Casazza
  • Conductor: Keri-Lynn Wilson
  • Orchestra: Arturo Toscanini Foundation
  • Runtime: USA:126 min
  • Country: Italy
  • Language: Italian
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
  • Certification: Australia:G / UK:U
  • Bonus: Exclusive comic book inside "Rigoletto comix" by Enrico Simonato

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