Phantom of the Paradise

Phantom of the Paradise
  • 1974
  • USA
  • 15
  • Directed by: Brian De Palma
  • Written by: Brian De Palma
  • Cast: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper

A truly baffling (not least in its very existence) 1970s rock cocktail of Phantom of the Opera and Faust, chronicling a record composer's extreme attempts to win the love of the girl of his dreams.

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Filmhouse, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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Phantom of the Paradise

24 Feb 20143 stars

Brian de Palma's cult musical has eccentric plotting, weird characters and a rocking soundtrack

As teenagers, Daft Punk were apparently massive fans of Brian De Palma's gaudy alternative musical, a schlocky mix of Faust, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Frankenstein and, of course, The Phantom of the Opera (it's worth noting that this pre-dates Andrew…

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