Based on Shakespeare's play, Verdi's opera depicts the devastating effects of jealousy, "...the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds upon". Believing Otello has promoted the fast-rising Cassio over himself, Iago plots to destroy both Cassio and Otello. Iago convinces the jealous Otello that his beautiful wife Desdemona is unfaithful, and that Cassio is her lover. Jealousy is followed by tragedy, then retribution, "Has Heaven no more thunderbolts?"Otello featuring Plácido Domingo and Katia Ricciarelli is streaming on Epix, and available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's a drama and musical movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (494 votes).
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Otello has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (494 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.