Man Who Cried, The

Dante Dominio's (John Turturro) Tunic

Stock #5075

"What do I have but my voice? I am nothing if I cannot sing."

Dante Dominio's (John Turturro) tunic from Sally Potter's 2000 drama, The Man Who Cried.

A Russian Jewish girl (Christina Ricci) is separated from her father in 1927 and escapes to England, where she's rechristened Suzie. She grows up to be a singer in a Parisian theater populated by a Russian dancer (Cate Blanchett), an Italian tenor (John Turturro) and a Gypsy horseman (Johnny Depp). When the Nazis invade France, Suzie's life is suddenly in danger, and she attempts to flee to the United States.

This ornate custom-made tunic is worn by Dante Dominio as he performs on stage. The piece is made from thick orange velvet-like material with a corduroy texture. It has an intricate gold-coloured embroidery and trim, with two faux jewels missing from the centres of the flowers on the front. The sleeves are made of a green patterned material with a knitted section at the top which is meant to resemble chain mail. The tunic laces up at the back and it has a hand-written label inside with the actor's name on it.

Also included is a small button-up bag made from orange coloured velvet with gold coloured trim, which the character wore on his belt. There are no sizes marked as the piece was custom-made for this production. Despite its age and use in production, and with the exception of the two missing faux jewels, the piece remains in very good condition.

Materials: Man-Made Woven Fibres, Ferrous Metals.

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

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