Anthony Minghella

High Notes Opera Meets Film
Opera Meets Film: How ‘Eugene Onegin’ Creates Character Empathy in ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’
“Opera Meets Film” is a feature dedicated to exploring the way that opera has been employed in cinema. We will select a section or a film in its entirety, highlighting the impact that utilizing the operatic form or sections from an opera can alter our perception of a film that we are viewing. This week’s installment features Anthony Minghella’s “The Talented Mr. Ripley.” We are around the halfway mark of…
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9 Famous Filmmakers Who Have Directed Opera
Opera has been used in the mainstream throughout history with many film directors like Martin Scorsese, Tom Ford, Francis Ford Coppola and Joe Wright inserting the art form into their films for crucial scenes. Some, like James Gray, have even been influenced by the art form and have made films that evoke opera. Gray's "The Immigrant," was made after he saw "Suor Angelica" at the Los Angeles Opera and included pieces…