Meeting Venus (1991)


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Meeting Venus is based on a play cowritten by the film's director, Istvan Szabo. Glenn Close plays a celebrated Swedish opera star Karin Anderson who is slated to appear in an internationally-telecast production of Tannhauser. Ms. Anderson balks at the notion of working with obscure Hungarian conductor Zoltan Szanto. The much-anticipated production may never get off the ground, thanks to labor-management difficulties, intramural jealousies, and clashing egos. Admidst all this chaos, the … More

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Michael Hirst, István Szabó
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On DVD: May 20, 1992
Warner Home Video


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as Zoltan Szanto

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as Maria Krawiecki

as Stefano Del Sarto

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as Etienne Tailleur

as Stephen Taylor

as Von Binder

as Monique Angelo

as Isaac Partnoi

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as Jorge Picabia

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New York Times
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May 12, 2001
Rolling Stone
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Washington Post
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