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Porgy and Bess
Porgy and Bess
6.9
/10
20 Ratings

PORGY AND BESS

Directed by Otto Preminger, Rouben Mamoulian
United States, 1959
Musical

Synopsis

In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina, Bess – a woman with a disreputable history – tries to break free from her brutish lover Crown after he becomes wanted for murder.

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Synopsis

In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina, Bess – a woman with a disreputable history – tries to break free from her brutish lover Crown after he becomes wanted for murder.