Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the particular aria.

  1. Bill Bryden

    Director, Writer

  2. Derek Jarman

    Director, Writer

  3. Charles Sturridge

    Director, Writer

  4. Franc Roddam

    Director, Writer

  5. Ken Russell

    Director, Writer

  6. Julien Temple

    Director, Writer

  7. Nicolas Roeg

    Director, Writer

  8. Robert Altman

    Director, Writer

  9. Bruce Beresford

    Director, Writer

  10. Jean-Luc Godard


  11. Don Boyd


Top Billed Cast

  1. John Hurt

    John Hurt

    The Actor

  2. Theresa Russell

    Theresa Russell

    King Zog

  3. Bridget Fonda

    Bridget Fonda


  4. Buck Henry

    Buck Henry


  5. Elizabeth Hurley

    Elizabeth Hurley


Full Cast & Crew




Status Released

Release Information

  • May 20, 1988


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

Revenue -



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