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OTELLO

Directed by Franco Zeffirelli
Italy, United States, 1986
Drama, Musical

Synopsis

With only a few exceptions, the film follows the same plot as the opera. Iago plots and brings about Otello’s downfall by convincing him that his wife Desdemona is engaged in an affair with the young lieutenant Cassio, provoking Otello to murder her in a blind rage.

Synopsis

With only a few exceptions, the film follows the same plot as the opera. Iago plots and brings about Otello’s downfall by convincing him that his wife Desdemona is engaged in an affair with the young lieutenant Cassio, provoking Otello to murder her in a blind rage.

OtelloDirected byFranco Zeffirelli

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1986
Academy Awards
1987 | Nominee: Best Costume Design
National Board of Review
1986 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Language Film
BAFTA Awards
1987 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

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