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The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes
6.7
/10
422 Ratings

THE PIANO TUNER OF EARTHQUAKES

Directed by Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay
United Kingdom, 2005
Drama, Fantasy, Music

Synopsis

The Quay Brothers return for their first film in a decade with this live-action story of an 19th-century opera singer who is murdered on-stage shortly before her upcoming wedding.

Synopsis

The Quay Brothers return for their first film in a decade with this live-action story of an 19th-century opera singer who is murdered on-stage shortly before her upcoming wedding.

Our take

The Quays’ second feature-length work is a demonically dark and eerily beautiful live-action fairy-tale set in the gothic Carpathian Mountains. Guy Maddin describes it as “the most strangely and subtly variegated march-past of Love’s delirious mechanisms ever committed to film.”