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The polar-opposite worlds of opera and horror collide in this gory giallo film from director Dario Argento. Christina Marsillach (Tom Hanks' romantic interest in Every Time We Say Goodbye) stars as Betty, a beautiful understudy who gets an unlikely break to play the female lead in a contemporary opera of Verdi's Macbeth. Her fear of Macbeth's notorious curse proves to have foundation when a psychopath with a strange connection to Betty murders a stage hand in the midst of her debut and later
Oct 30, 2001
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Italian horror master Dario Argento may have the most lopsided strengths and weaknesses of any director I've experienced.
An art film through and through, though it be an art film with an unusual number of bloody deaths... one of Argento's most memorable films.
Argento's masterful use of colors and music keep help to keep the film feeling fresh.
Stylish, but inane and sadistic Argento thriller.
Argento's Opera is a film of rare beauty, a celebration of love's absence and the ferocious force of the gaze.
With its grand scale and brooding themes, the art of opera fits neatly with Argento's lavish stylistics and dark preoccuptations as a filmmaker
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