The tragic and romantic story of Vicky Page (Moira Shearer), the brilliant young dancer who must give up everything if she is to become a great ballerina. Once seen, never forgotten.
Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Anton Walbrook, Marius Goring, Moira Shearer
The Tales of Hoffman
Based on the 1881 opera by Jaques Offenbach. An anthology of fantastic and romantic adventures recounted by the fabelist Hoffman. Martin Scorsese has singled this film out as a major influence on his craft.
“As a work of pure, imaginitive cinema, it comes close to genius” – Time Out