Delius, Frederick: A Village Romeo and Juliet – A film by Petr Weigl


Shot on location, Petr Weigl’s film is a spell-binding version of Delius’s operatic masterpiece.

With Helen Field/Dana Moaravkova, Arthur Davies/Michal Dlouhy, Barry Mora/Leopold Haverl, Stafford Dean/Pavel Mikulik, the ORF Symphonieorchester, Arnold-Schönberg-Chor, and Sir Charles Mackerras

Libretto by the composer, based on the novella “Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe” from “Die Leute von Seldwyla” by Gottfried Keller.