Driven by the sending and receiving of letters, Umberto Giordano's 1898 opera is a full-blooded 19th-century melodrama with a murder mystery sweeping from Russia to Paris to Switzerland. Placido Domingo and Mirella Freni (playing the title role) star in this lavish production by the Metropolitan Opera. Roberto Abbado conducts the orchestra and chorus. 108 min. Standard; Soundtracks: Italian DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, PCM stereo; Subtitles: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish; photo gallery; trailer. In Italian with English subtitles.