La Traviata is a 1982 Italian film written, designed, and directed by Franco Zeffirelli. It is based on the opera La traviata with music by Giuseppe Verdi and libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. Soprano Teresa Stratas, tenor Plácido Domingo, and baritone Cornell MacNeil starred in the movie, in addition to singing their roles. The film premiered in Italy in 1982 and went into general release there the following year. It opened in theatres in the U.S. on April 22, 1983. The movie's soundtrack with James Levine conducting the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra won a Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording. Wikipedia
La traviata is a member of the following lists: Films set in the 19th century, Films set in Paris, Universal Pictures films, Italian-language films, Italian films, Films based on operas, Films directed by Franco Zeffirelli, 1982 films, 1983 films and 1980s musical films.
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