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Offenbach: Les Contes D'Hoffman

1981 Rated NR 2hr 30m

Oscar-wining director John Schlesinger orchestrated this filmed recording of composer Jacques Offenbach's final operetta as performed by the Royal Opera in 1981. World-renowned tenor Placido Domingo stars as Hoffmann, a love-struck poet whose foolish romantic pursuits become tragic folly when he falls in love with a singing robot (Luciana Serra), a woman who sings herself to death (Ileana Cotrubas) and others who are destined to deceive him.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French, German, Italian, Spanish (Neutral), Japanese

Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.