Newly restored version of the 1951 Powell and Pressburger classic, based on the 1881 opera by Jacques Offenbach. An anthology of fantastic and romantic adventures, recounted by the fableist Hoffmann (Robert Rounseville) and featuring Moira Shearer (The Red Shoes), Ludmilla Tchérina, and Ann Ayars. The film has been singled out by both Martin Scorsese and George A. Romero as a major influence on their own work.
- Action & Adventure , Romance , Musical & Performing Arts , Classics , Science Fiction & Fantasy
- Directed By:
- Emeric Pressburger , Michael Powell
- Written By:
- Michael Powell , Emeric Pressburger , Dennis Arundell
- In Theaters:
- Apr 4, 1951 Wide
- On DVD:
- Nov 22, 2005
- Box Office:
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