The Death of Klinghoffer, DVD


Feature adaptation of the opera that offers a fictionalised version of the 1985 hijacking which resulted in the murder of Leon Klinghoffer.

The hijacking, carried out by the Palestine Liberation Front as part of the ongoing territorial dispute between Israel and Palestine, targeted the passenger liner, 'Achille Lauro'.

Klinghoffer (Sanford Sylvan), a Jewish American onboard the vessel, was an unfortunate victim of the dispute.


  • Format: DVD
  • Region: 2
  • Certification: (Ex)
  • EAN: 0044007418994
  • Catalogue number: 741899
  • Studio: Decca
  • Release date:
  • Genre: Music/Performing Arts
  • Colour: Colour


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Also directed by Penny Woolcock