The Tales of Hoffmann (1951)

In this film adaptation of the Offenbach opera, a young poet named Hoffman broods over his failed romances. First, his affair with the beautiful Olympia is shattered when he realizes that she is really a mechanical woman designed by a scientist. Next, he believes that a striking prostitute loves him, only to find out she was hired to fake her affections by the dastardly Dapertutto. Lastly, a magic spell claims the life of his final lover.

Directing:
  • Emeric Pressburger
  • Michael Powell

Writing:
  • Emeric Pressburger
  • Michael Powell

Stars:
Release Date: 1951-04-04
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 127

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Pamela Brown
Pamela Brown
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Moira Shearer
Moira Shearer
Stella / Olympia
Léonide Massine
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Spalanzani / Schlemil / Franz
Ann Ayars
Ann Ayars
Antonia
Robert Helpmann
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Lindorf / Coppelius / Dapertutto / Dr. Miracle
Mogens Wieth
Mogens Wieth
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