Based on the novel by the Abbé Prévost; libretto by Oliva and Illica Praga.
Plácido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa, Thomas Allen, Forbes Robinson, Robin Leggate, George MacPherson, John Fryatt, Anna Cooper, Handel Thomas, Mark Curtis, Roderick Earle, Paschal Allen, children from Burlington Danes School, the Royal Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conductor, Giuseppe Sinopoli.
Performance of the Hamburg State Opera's production of Puccini's opera Manon Lescaut, performed in 1983 at the Royal Opera House Convent Garden.
Quebec's Régie du cinéma rating : General.
Sung in Italian with optional English, French, German, Italian, Spanish or Japanese subtitles.