The Tales Of Hoffman

  • 1951
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Musical

This overly long opera film follows the life and loves of a young university student (Rounseville, in the title role). The poor fellow never succeeds in love--one time falling for a doll created by a magician, another time falling in love with a girl who will die if she sings (and, of course, she does just that). All of the tales are done in exquisite detail...read more

The Tales of Hoffmann - Official Trailer
02:02 — Newly restored version of the 1951 Powell and Pressburger classic, based on the 1881 opera by Jacques Offenbach. An anthology of fantastic and romanti (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: This overly long opera film follows the life and loves of a young university student (Rounseville, in the title role). The poor fellow never succeeds in love--one time falling for a doll created by a magician, another time falling in love with a girl who w… (more)

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