About the film
Release Date: April 25, 2011
|Production Companies||:||Opus Arte, Glynbourne, The Monument Trust, BBC|
|Producers||:||François Roussillon, Toni Hajal|
Captain Vere, an old man, is haunted by a moment in his life when he was tested and found wanting. Based on Herman Melville's novella of naval life in the late 18th Century, Benjamin Britten's 'Billy Budd' is a gripping reflection on good and evil, innocence and corruption.