TV Movie | | Drama, Musical, Romance
In 19th century Italy, a young soldier becomes shattered by the obsessive love of Fosca, his Colonel's homely, ailing cousin.
Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine recalled on the DVD commentary that this show had huge problems in rehearsals, partly because Fosca was so unlikeable and partly because elements that were familiar to 19th century audiences appeared bizarre to 20th century audiences. Donna Murphy reminded the other commentators that at one preview performance, when Fosca collapsed, the audience applauded.
Love isn't so convenient, it isn't something scheduled in advance. Not something guaranteed you need for fear it may pass you by. You have to take a chance. You can't just try it out. What's love unless it's unconditional?
Giorgio: Love doesn't give a damn ...
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