Young Toscanini
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Directed byFranco Zeffirelli
Written byWilliam Stadiem
Produced byTarak Ben Ammar
Fulvio Lucisano
StarringC. Thomas Howell
Elizabeth Taylor
CinematographyDaniele Nannuzzi
Edited byJim Clark
Amedeo Giomini
Bryan Oates
Music byRoman Vlad
Distributed byNippon Herald Films
Release date
  • 7 October 1988 (1988-10-07)
Running time
109 minutes
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Young Toscanini (original title: Il giovane Toscanini) is a 1988 Italian-French biographical drama film directed by Franco Zeffirelli and starring C. Thomas Howell and Elizabeth Taylor.


The film charts the early career and romances of the conductor Arturo Toscanini in Rio de Janeiro in 1886.