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Anyone expecting to hear the whole score is going to be disappointed, but so what?
The opera as a dramatic piece, however, cannot possibly be interpreted normally, since parts are brutally removed and the opera is shortened.
Petr Weigl film is nice to watch but has a major drawback: more than 50 minutes of the score are cut.
This tape is a German expressionist movie combined with an opera, or an opera staged and shot as an expressionist film. The sex scenes are shocking in their realism and nudity. Read morePublished on April 3, 2010 by Saul Kaplan
Purists will dislike this DVD because it edits the content of Shostakovich's original opera. However, I took the DVD for what it's worth in its own right, and I think it's in all... Read morePublished on April 4, 2007 by Robert S. Costic
Despite a magnificent score by Shostakovich, and the completely astonishing performance of Galina Vishnevskaya -a neglected and under appreciated artist in the West- I find a... Read morePublished on January 9, 2007 by LuelCanyon
I think this is a very successful interpretation of the book by an obviously obscured to western audiences Russian writer Leskov. Read morePublished on December 27, 2001 by Anna Shlimovich
This movie features (most of) the soundtrack of the best recording of Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk available. Read morePublished on November 7, 2001 by Webster Forrest
The Performance is very good...I have seen better Live performances...yet, be it a very rarely-performed work of Shostakovich, it is convenient to have the disc for reference. Read morePublished on July 26, 2001 by Albert Darkbloom
Although parts of the score and Boris' ghost were cut, this was a decent rendition of Lady MacBeth of Mtsensk. Read morePublished on November 2, 2000
Shostakovitch's Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk is a masterpiece. A previous movie had been made of it, less effective than this one. Read morePublished on September 23, 2000 by Prof Doutor Diogo Pais
Another reviewer here mentioned that the DVD costs less than the price of the audio CDs. That's true, but please be aware that the DVD version is significantly cut: the audio CDs... Read morePublished on February 29, 2000 by John Boenzi