OPERA

Betty (Christina Marsillach) gets the leading role in a production of Verdi´s MacBeth after the first lady has been injured in a mysterious car accident. Late the same night betty and her boyfriend gets attacked by a crazy fan, and Betty are forced to witness the gruesome murder of her boyfriend. Betty and her Dressmaker finds a necklace and tries to find out the identity of the murderer in the operahouse climax.

MY OWN COMMENTS AND RATING

Great mystery plot, effective blend of classical opera and heavy-metal music and great effects by Sergio Stivaletti. Superb close-ups and camera work by Ronnie Taylor.

CAST AND CREDITS

Production (1987) Cecchi Gori Group / ADC Production

Original Title : Opera, aka Terror at the Opera

Running Time : 105 Minutes

Produced by : Dario Argento

Executive Producer : Ferdinando Caputo

Directed by : Dario Argento

Screenplay by : Dario Argento, Franco Ferrini

Director of Photography : Ronnie Taylor

Film Editor : Franco Fraticelli

Art Director : Gianmaurizio Fercioni

Production Design by : Davide Bassan

Music by : Claudio Simonetti, Brian Eno, Roger Eno,

Special Effects : Sergio Stivaletti

Special Make-Up Effects :Antonio and Giovanni Corrodori

CAST

Cristina Marsillach - Betty

Ian Charleson - Marco

Urbano Barberini - Alan Satini

Daria Nicolodi - Miro

Antonelli Vitale - Marion

Barbra Cupisti - Albertini

William NcNamaro - Urbano

 

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