MET OPERA - MARNIE

Rating: EX15+
Length: 197 minutes
Genre: Opera
Composer: Nico Muhly
Conductor:Robert Spano
Performers:Isabel Leonard; Janis Kelly; Denyce Graves; Iestyn Davies; Christopher Maltman
Language:English

Synopsis:
Marnie is based on the novel by Winston Graham, by special arrangement with Universal Pictures. It examines the cost of freedom, the limitations of forgiveness and the impossibility of escaping the past, in music that is direct and powerful.

A young woman makes her way through life by embezzling from her employers, before she moves on and changes her identity. When her current boss Mark Rutland catches her red-handed, he blackmails her into a loveless marriage. Marnie is left with no choice but to confront the hidden trauma from her past.
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