Louise

  • 1939
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

Dull, slow-moving attempt at transferring opera to the screen has Moore as a seamstress saved from a life of shame by her father, Pernet. Good singing and performances are not good enough to hold audience interest for very long. Released in 1939, the promoters claimed at the film's London premiere that this was the first time grand opera had been transposed...read more

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Dull, slow-moving attempt at transferring opera to the screen has Moore as a seamstress saved from a life of shame by her father, Pernet. Good singing and performances are not good enough to hold audience interest for very long. Released in 1939, the promoters claimed at the film's London

premiere that this was the first time grand opera had been transposed to the screen. A disappointing effort by the great director of silent epics, Gance. (In French; English subtitles.)

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  • Review: Dull, slow-moving attempt at transferring opera to the screen has Moore as a seamstress saved from a life of shame by her father, Pernet. Good singing and performances are not good enough to hold audience interest for very long. Released in 1939, the promo… (more)

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