Wagner (1983)

Wagner is a 1983 film on the life of Richard Wagner. The title role was played by Richard Burton, who said it was the role he was born to play. It was directed by Tony Palmer and written by Charles Wood. The film was later released on DVD as a ten-part miniseries. Other main roles were played by Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Craven, Marthe Keller, Ronald Pickup, Miguel Herz-Kestranek and László Gálffi. Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson and Sir Laurence Olivier played ministers of Ludwig II of Bavaria. This was the only film in which these three actors ever appeared on screen in the same scenes. It was also the only film in which Richard Burton and Laurence Olivier both appeared. The music of Wagner was specially recorded for the film, and conducted by Sir Georg Solti.

Release Date: 1983-10-03
Seasons: 1
  • Country: GB
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 300
Gabriel Byrne
Gabriel Byrne
Karl Ritter
Laurence Olivier
Laurence Oliv...
Pfeuffer
Ralph Richardson
Ralph Richard...
Pfordten
Franco Nero
Franco Nero
John Gielgud
John Gielgud
Pfistermeister
Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgr...
Cosima von Bulow
Ronald Pickup
Ronald Pickup
Richard Pasco
Richard Pasco
Otto Wesendonck
Gemma Craven
Gemma Craven
Minna Planer
Richard Burton
Richard Burto...
Richard Wagner
Miguel Herz-Kestranek
Miguel Herz-K...
Hans von Bülow
Marthe Keller
Marthe Keller
Mathilde Wesendonck
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