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The Tales of Hoffmann

directed by Michael PowellEmeric Pressburger
United Kingdom 1951
  • 127 min
4.0
287 Ratings

Synopsis

A poet dreams of three women—a mechanical performing doll, a bejeweled siren, and the consumptive daughter of a famous composer—all of whom break his heart in different ways. Powell and Pressburger create a phantasmagoric marriage of cinema and opera in this one-of-a-kind classic.