>One interesting use of opera in film was the opening scene of Martin
>Scorses's version of Edith Wharton's "House of Mirth".
For the record, The House of Mirth was directed by Terence Davies. Martin
Scorsese directed The Age of Innocence, which was also based on an Edith
Wharton novel, but I don't recall whether it used any opera: the score
was by Elmer Bernstein.