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The Phantom of the Opera 

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Count de Chagnie has discovered Christine's singing talent on a market place and sent her to his friend Carriere, the director of the Parisian opera. However just when she arrives ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Burt Lancaster ...  Gérard Carrière 2 episodes, 1990
Adam Storke ...  Count Philippe de Chagny 2 episodes, 1990
Teri Polo ...  Christine Daeé 2 episodes, 1990
Charles Dance ...  Erik The Phantom of the Opera 2 episodes, 1990
Ian Richardson ...  Cholet 2 episodes, 1990
Andréa Ferréol ...  Carlotta 2 episodes, 1990
Jean-Pierre Cassel ...  Inspector Ledoux 2 episodes, 1990
Jean Rougerie Jean Rougerie ...  Jean-Claude 2 episodes, 1990
André Chaumeau André Chaumeau ...  Joseph Buguet 2 episodes, 1990
Marie-Thérèse Orain Marie-Thérèse Orain ...  Madame Giry 2 episodes, 1990
Marie-Christine Robert Marie-Christine Robert ...  Flora 2 episodes, 1990
Marie Lenoir Marie Lenoir ...  Florence 2 episodes, 1990
Anne Roumanoff ...  Fleur 2 episodes, 1990
Jean Dupouy Jean Dupouy ...  Alfredo (singer 'Faust') 2 episodes, 1990
Jacques Mars Jacques Mars ...  Oroyeso (singer 'Mephisto') 2 episodes, 1990
Anne Julia Goddet Anne Julia Goddet ...  Singer 2 episodes, 1990
Frankie Pain Frankie Pain ...  Singer 2 episodes, 1990
Frédéric Darié Frédéric Darié ...  Singer 2 episodes, 1990
Marie Legault Marie Legault ...  Fleur 2 episodes, 1990
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Count de Chagnie has discovered Christine's singing talent on a market place and sent her to his friend Carriere, the director of the Parisian opera. However just when she arrives Carriere's dismissed. His arrogant successor refuses to let a woman of low birth sing in his opera, but graciously employs Christine as gadrobiere for his wife Charlotta, who's installed as first singer. He also fights the phantom, an unknown guy who lives since many years in the catacombs below the opera and was granted privileges by Carriere. However the phantom knows how to defend himself and at the same time helps Christine to her career. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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18 March 1990 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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This film is the first production ever to be filmed within the famed Paris Opera House (in France called the Académie Nationale de Musique or Palais Garnier); the backstage area, Grand Staircase, dressing rooms, and the cellars were all shot on location at the Palais Garnier. The only scenes shot elsewhere were those at the "lagoon" (a film set), as well as in the theatre boxes and the auditorium (located in another theatre). See more »

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Christine Daae's last name is mispelled on one of the posters for the production of "Faust" inside the opera house. See more »

Quotes

Count Philippe de Chagny: Let her go! I beg you, please, let her go!
Erik The Phantom of the Opera: She sang for me tonight; she's mine!
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Version of The Phantom of the Opera (1998) See more »

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La Traviata
Written by Giuseppe Verdi
Performed by the National Hungarian Orchestra
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Probably one of my favorite TV movies.
8 May 2005 | by karalynnnSee all my reviews

Beautiful Adaptation of the Phantom of the Opera. This is NOT the musical Broadway version. The only music here is the Italian operas the opera house is performing. This version based on a stage version of the book, by noted playwright Arthur Kopit, is beautiful and well performed. I love this movie because of its character development and lack of individuals breaking into song for absolutely no reason, what so ever. The use of the Phantom's various masks to convey his mood is a very unique approach, in this film. The climatic duet between Christine and Eric and a beautiful scene with Burt Lancaster and Charles Dance (Carriere and Eric) are both very moving.

A beautiful, and tragic love story.


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