"Lady Macbeth of
Directed by Petr Weigl
Director Petr Weigl brings Dmitri Shostakovich's
four-act opera to the screen with an expressive combination of theatrical
and cinematic strategies. Michal Dlouhy and Marketa Hrubesova are the
featured performers, with music from the London Philharmonic Orchestra and
the Ambrosian Opera Chorus. Powerful and passionate performances from all
involved. 98 minutes.