Tales of Hoffmann (Criterion Collection)

Tales of Hoffmann (Criterion Collection)
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Item:  CRRN 05061D
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 7 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1951
  • Label: Criterion
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • English

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Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - 12/02/2005
"[The] hand-tooled fantasia is a dazzling technical showcase, from its rich, sensuous Technicolor to its copious special effects..."
Premiere - 02/01/2006
"[The film] broke astonishing cinematic ground....An electrifying hybrid of opera, ballet, and film."

Product Description:

This classic film version of Jacques Offenbach's 1881 work is conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham. The story of Hoffman and his love for three women. Academy Award Nominations: Best (Color) Cinematography, Best (Color) Costume Design.

Product Description:

Jacques Offenbach's opera becomes a cinematic feast for the senses in the hands of the brilliant British filmmaking team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger (The Red Shoes, Black Narcissus). Featuring the amazing Moira Shearer in multiple roles, THE TALES OF HOFFMANN is a splendid Technicolor fantasia of dreams and nightmares that incorporates ballet, song, and stunning visual effects.

Plot Keywords:

Classical Music | Dreams | Opera | Opera Stars | Operas | Theatrical Release

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 715515050616
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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