La Bohème film, set in New York with Chinese leads, modernises Puccini’s opera

//La Bohème film, set in New York with Chinese leads, modernises Puccini’s opera

La Bohème film, set in New York with Chinese leads, modernises Puccini’s opera

A Hong Kong group on a mission to adapt Western operas for modern audiences has made its first foray into film with a contemporary reimagining of La Bohème. The film has been released online and is expected to be hit cinema screens in Hong Kong this autumn.More Than Musical (MTM), founded in 2016 by opera lover and retired investment banker Rumiko Hasegawa, has adapted several well-known operas into 90-minute productions performed by a small cast in an intimate setting. The idea is to make the…

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