This is the ultimate book on the extraordinary life and work of Franco Zeffirelli, produced with the full co-operation of the director and his family. Complete with a DVD, the book has insights by the writers Matthew Gurewitsch, Masolino d'Amico and Giovanni Gavazzeni, the noted film critic Tullio Kezich and the renowned screenwriter Suso Cecchi d'Amico. The photographs trace the arc of Zeffirelli's career in abundant detail, from the spectacular opera productions of `Don Giovanni' and `La Boheme', to such award-winning films as Jesus of Nazareth and Tea with Mussolini.
Preface * Zeffirelliana by Matthew Gurewitsch * Passion for Art, Passion for Life: A Conversation with Franco Zeffirelli by Caterina Napoleone * I. Theatre II. Opera * III. Film * Biography, bibliography and credits