TOSCA (2001)

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  • La TOSCA Working

Synopsis

Film adaptation of Puccini's opera: the action takes place in Rome, during the battle of Marengo. The famous singer Floria Tosca, lover of the painter Mario Caravadossi, a noble man with liberal convictions, is also loved by the baron Scarpia, the minister of pontifical police. Scarpia suspects the painter to hide a political prisoner who has recently escaped from the castel Sant'Angelo. He provokes Tosca's jealousy against the Marchesa Attavanti, of whom Caravadossi is painting the portrait. In doing so, he hopes she will help him to find Angelotti...

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