Opera (1987) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • A young opera singer (Betty) gets her big chance when the previous star of a production of Verdi's Macbeth is run over by a car. Convinced the opera is bad luck she accepts, and becomes the target (in Argento's unmistakable style) of a psychopath - a man she has been dreaming of since childhood.

    - Written by David Carroll <davidc@atom.ansto.gov.au>
  • When the diva of a daring production of Verdi's Macbeth directed by Marco has an accident, the young opera singer Betty successfully replaces her. Soon a psychopath obsessed by Betty kills her boyfriend, the production assistant Stefano; her costumer designer Giulia; and her agent Mira. Inspector Alan Santini, who is her fan, gives protection to Betty, but the murderer always gets close to her. Who might be the killer?

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.

    - Written by Matt Patay


When Mara Cecova, the arrogant and ill-tempered star of an avant-garde production of the Verdi opera of Macbeth...

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