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TOSCA

by Benoît Jacquot

synopsis

“Tosca” is a film of the opera, but also about Italy. It’s a film about desire, passion, murder. About a woman who is like a flame and the two men – angel and demon – who fan that flame. Three voices, three bodies. Song in film, a film of song.

international title: Tosca
original title: Tosca
country: France, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom
sales agent: FTD (France Télévisions Distribution)
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Benoît Jacquot
film run: 120'
release date: FR 14/01/2001, DE 06/12/2001, IT 19/04/2002, BG 26/04/2002, CH 01/05/2002, UK 10/05/2002, DK 13/09/2002, NO 18/10/2002, GR 25/10/2002, FI 07/02/2003, PL 18/04/2003,
screenplay: Benoît Jacquot
cast: Angela Georghiu, Roberto Alagna, Ruggero Raimondi, Sorin Coliban, David Cangelosi, Maurizio Muraro, Enrico Fissore, Gwynne Howell
cinematography by: Romain Winding
film editing: Luc Barnier
art director: Sylvain Chauvelot, Osvaldo Desideri
costumes designer: Christian Gasc
music: Giacomo Puccini
producer: Daniel Toscan du Plantier, Frédéric Sichler
production: Euripide Productions, Integral Film, Veradia Film, Seven Star System/Axiom Films
distributor: Pyramide Distribution, Integral Film (DE), Key Films (IT), Vadi Van Kras (BG), JMH Distribution (CH), Axiom Films (UK), Camera Film (DK), Arthaus (NO), Rosebud (GR), Future Film (FI), SPI International (PL),
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