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The Tales of Hoffmann

Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
1951    2h 7m    Not Rated
Musical, Fantasy, Romance,
A young poet named Hoffman broods over his failed romances. First, his affair with the beautiful Olympia is shattered when he realizes that she is really a mechanical woman designed by a scientist. Next, he believes that a striking prostitute loves him, only to find out she was hired to fake her affections by the dastardly Dapertutto. Lastly, a magic spell claims the life of his final lover.
Cast of The Tales of Hoffmann
  • Moira ShearerStella / Olympia
  • Ludmilla TchérinaGiulietta
  • Pamela BrownNiklaus
  • Léonide MassineSpalanzani / Schlemil / Franz
  • Ann AyarsAntonia
  • Robert HelpmannLindorf / Coppelius / Dapertutto / Dr. Miracle
  • Frederick AshtonKleinsach / Cochenille
  • Robert RounsevilleHoffmann
  • Mogens WiethCrespel
  • Lionel Harris
  • Philip Leaver
  • Meinhart Maur
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