In this film version of Verdi's opera, Violetta meets Alfredo and quickly falls for him. After the lovers run away together, they live in bliss for a short time. However, Alfredo's father, Giorgio, starts to interfere, concerned that Violetta's bad reputation will affect the marriage prospects of Alfredo's sister. Violetta reluctantly leaves Alfredo, but his love is so strong that it leads him to actions that have tragic consequences.
Teresa Stratas, Placido Domingo, Cornell MacNeil, Allan Monk, Axelle Gall, Pina Cei, Maurizio Barbacini, Robert Sommer, Ricardo Oneto, Luciano Brizi, Tony Ammirati, Renato Cestie, Dominique Journet, Ekaterina Maksimova, Vladimir Vassiliev, Gabriella Borni, Ariel Bybee, Geraldine Decker, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Russell Christopher, Michael Best, Richard Vernon, Charles Anthony