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Bluebeard's Castle

  • Film
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Time Out says

An intriguing rarity for Powell completists, this straightforward performance film of Bartok's opera was shot only after the score had already been recorded in Zagreb. As a result, Powell was free to indulge himself with the look of the film, so long-term collaborator Hein Heckroth went to town on the cobwebby gauzes and nets. And indeed, it does look terrific, if rather too busy, a brooding tapestry of browns, blues and greys. That said, it's inevitably of limited interest only, and finally something of a footnote from (two of) the men behind The Red Shoes and The Tales of Hoffmann.
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Release Details

  • Duration:60 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Michael Powell
  • Cast:
    • Norman Foster
    • Anna Raquel Sartre
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