The legendary Luciano Pavarotti is masterful as the title French Revolutionary poet in this Metropolitan Opera production of the Giordano work. Starring alongside Luciano are Maria Guleghina as his love Maddalena and Juan Pons as Carlo, Chénier's rival. James Levine conducts. 123 min. Standard; Soundtracks: Italian DTS 5.1 Surround, LPCM stereo; Subtitles: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish. In Italian with English subtitles.