Phantom of the Paradise ()

directed by Brian De Palma
featuring Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, George Memmoli, Gerritt Graham

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"He sold his soul for rock-n-roll," read the tagline for Brian De Palma's satirical Phantom of the Opera for the '70s rock scene. After hearing Winslow Leach (William Finley) perform a song from his Faust rock opera, Phil Spector-ish impresario Swan (Paul Williams) decides that Winslow's opera would be the perfect debut attraction for his new rock palace, the Paradise. Swan steals the music and has Winslow imprisoned -- but not before Winslow meets aspiring songbird Phoenix (Jessica Harper). Jumping prison, Winslow breaks ...

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RioGrande

Nov 8, 2008

DePalma Cult Classic

"Phantom of the Paradise" is a wild and quirky fantasy/horror film from director Brian DePalma. Although it never found its audience in the U.S., it is a cult classic in parts of Canada. This is the perfect movie for fans of cinematic oddities, offbeat musicals, or Paul Williams (who makes a disturbingly cherubic villain).

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