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Puccini - La Boheme (2007)

Puccini - La Boheme

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Movie Info

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts
On DVD: Jan 30, 2007

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Critic Reviews for Puccini - La Boheme

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (1)

The result is approachable for newcomers, but with Dornhelm's camera keeping a close watch on group dynamics, it'll remind old hands to look beyond the creamy melodies.

Full Review… | December 19, 2008
Time Out
Top Critic

Trying to bring opera to a wider audience through film is always a losing battle, just like any in-your-face sales tactic.

Full Review… | December 19, 2008

Robert Dornhelm's chocolate-box production of Puccini's most popular opera, La Bohème, is far more enjoyable when you close your eyes.

Full Review… | December 19, 2008
Times (UK)

Cinema unfortunately magnifies opera's convention of very broad acting, especially that of the minor players who have nothing to do but look on, do big "reaction" faces, and virtually sing "Rhubarb, rhubarb" to each other.

Full Review… | December 19, 2008
Guardian

Rest assured, there's no lack of gusto here, director Dornhelm complementing the virtuosity of his performers with pleasing camerawork and subtle stylistic flourishes (colour fades, split screens, and an impressively stark finale).

Full Review… | December 19, 2008
Sky Movies

The vocals of Anna Netrebko as Mimi and Rolando Villazon as Rodolfo are certainly powerful. But powerful singing alone does not make for a powerful movie.

Full Review… | December 19, 2008
Sun Online

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