share this

Fall Open House: November 11
Register here.
Share This Search
Cinematheque

Cinematheque . Film Schedule . The Tales of Hoffmann

Film Details

This Is 4K! New 4K Digital Restoration!

The Tales of Hoffmann

United Kingdom | 1951 | Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

The Tales of Hoffmann

To say that Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s film adaptation of Jacques Offenbach’s operetta is their most colorful, lavish, and over-the-top film is saying a lot; this was the team that previously made Black Narcissus, The Red Shoes, and A Matter of Life and Death (aka Stairway to Heaven)! Moira Shearer of The Red Shoes also stars in this bold, sensuous, and sometimes bonkers fusion of music, dance, and cinema that tells three fantastical stories of lost love, bookended by a prologue and an epilogue. This new restoration, aside from looking good, is also the most complete version of the movie you’ll ever see. Sir Thomas Beecham conducts the score. “The movie that made me want to make movies! My favorite film of all time!” –George Romero. “The pinnacle of cinematic art.” -Wall St. Journal. “Five stars (highest rating)…A dream for lovers of pure spectacle.” –Time Out. “You have to see it to believe it.” –The L.A. Times.

Cleveland revival premiere. DCP. 133 min.

Buy advance tickets to Cinematheque films here.

Friday 8/28
Saturday 8/29
9:15pm
7:05pm
Back to film schedule
Cinematheque

Cinematheque
at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
216.421.7450
[contact]

Become a Member

Become a Member

Become a Cinematheque member and save off regular admission prices for one full year!

Single Film Admission

General Admission: $10
Member: $7 (includes CIA and CSU I.D. holders)
Age 25 & under: $7 (proof of age required)

*Additional film on the same day: $7 or the member price for that film.

Read More

Support CIA

Show the world creativity matters: make a gift to the annual fund.

Read More

2017 Faculty Exhibition

CIA’s Faculty Exhibition is on view in Reinberger Gallery through October 8.

Read More

Cores + Connections

Creating. Connecting. Building better futures.