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Daniel Schmid

Il bacio di tosca (Tosca's Kiss)

87' - 1984 - Documentary, Music/Musical - Dialogue: Italian
Director: Daniel Schmid With: Giuseppe Manacchini, Leonida Bellon, Salvatore Locapo
Meet the inhabitants of the "Casa di Riposa" in Milan, the world's first nursing home for retired opera singers, founded by composer Giuseppe Verdi in 1896. In his documentary film Tosca's Kiss, which has developed an underground cult following over the years and is a favorite among opera and music lovers worldwide, director Daniel Schmid has captured a world in which these wonderful singers (many of whom had significant careers on the opera stage) re-live and re-enact their triumphant roles of the glorious past. Tosca's Kiss is a touching and often hilarious film on the subject of aging and the power and timeless capacity of music to inspire.

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Credits

Director

Daniel Schmid

With

Giuseppe Manacchini, Leonida Bellon, Salvatore Locapo

Scenario

Daniel Schmid

Director of Photography

Renato Berta

Editor

Daniela Roderer

Producer

Marcel Hoehn, Hans-Ulrich Jordi

More information

Dialogue

Italian

Countries of production

Switzerland

Year

1984

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