Tales of Hoffmann

Part of Rialto Pictures: 20 Films for 20 Years
Sunday, December 10, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater

Due to unforeseen circumstances Thelma Schoonmaker is no longer able to introduce tonight's screening

Dirs. Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. 1951, 138 mins. DCP. With Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville. Singled out by both Martin Scorsese and George A. Romero as a major influence on their own work, this newly restored version of the 1951 Powell and Pressburger classic is based on the 1881 opera by Jacques Offenbach. An anthology of fantastic and romantic adventures, recounted by the fabulist Hoffmann (Robert Rounseville) and featuring Moira Shearer (The Red Shoes), Ludmilla Tchérina, and Ann Ayars. This was a surprise hit for Rialto, a stunning 4K restoration of the original Technicolor, overseen by Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker (who was married to Michael Powell).

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