The emotional core of Offenbach's powerful opera comes through in this memorable production staged by Giancarlo Del Monaco. Lead performer Aquiles Machado delivers a passionate performance, accompanied by Maria Bayo, Milagros Poblador, Valentina Kutzarova, and others. Alain Guingal conducts the production to soaring new heights. 185 min. on two discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: French DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish; interviews; photo gallery. In French with English subtitles.