Friday, 11 November 2011

Errol Morris Does Opera

Errol Morris is everywhere on a screen near you at the moment. His latest documentary feature, Tabloid is opening on screens across the UK this weekend and the night before last BBC 4 showed his 1988 exemplar in the genre The Thin Blue Line. Here's a commercial he directed ten years ago, Photobooth, a spot for Public Broadcasting Channel PBS that won him an Emmy. The track is Di quella pira from Verdi's Il Trovatore, almost certainly recorded by the famous tenor of the 78 era, Enrico Caruso:

(hat tip - flavorwire.com)

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