But rather in the fact that we are the victims of a terrible sort of clash between realism and magic of cinema opera.Menotti film - is fruitless attempt to combine techniques of creativity, mutually exclusive to historical, social and aesthetic reasons. And a sensitive viewer or listener spectacle such a violent mixture of different means of expression can cause a feeling that he himself torn to pieces.In "Tales of Hoffmann" is so explicit collisions. However keen the idea of вЂ‹вЂ‹"pure art" creators of this extravagant work, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, offered the most questionable of all the possible solutions:rather than adapt to the demands of opera screen as Hans tried, or concoct, with courage Menotti, indigestible mixture of both, they completely rejected the photographic life for the sake of creating an opera atmosphere. In some degree their movie is simply photographed the show.Actors playing the students are behaving as expected on stage, smell paint landscapes of Greece, and in unnecessary close-ups in the role of Hoffmann Raunsvillya it clearly manifests itself more an opera singer than a movie star.And yet, despite his weariness, the film would deserve a good word if he was motivated by 'the author's intention to screen a model of the opera.But Powell and Pressburger throughout the film aspire to more - except, perhaps, the final episode that closest fits the term " canned Opera" and so depressingly uninteresting cinematically.They are not content to 213 to give us an idea of вЂ‹вЂ‹the original opera, and resort to every means at their disposal and cinematic tricks, trying to beautify and enrich it. The action of "Tales of Hoffmann", is deployed to a certain super-giant stage, handled ballets, colors, costumes and decorative forms.However, koechto can be said in favor of this phantasmagoria. Despite being too pompous and annoying offset styles, it is still a sight beyond the capability of the theater, and not without some attractive moments - as, in particular, that when Moira Shearer soars in glowing space.Of course, this film, but the film, alienated from himself, because he is subject to the conventions of opera and the disclosure of its semantic content. All the splendor of the film devised to enhance the magic of opera Offenbach.Rejecting the possibility of cinema as a means of representation of real life, Powell and Pressburger use his methods for purely theatrical visual interpretation of his film, though not feasible means of the scene. Their film - is a step back from all the freshness and novelty Lumiere filming for theatrical extravaganza MГ©liГЁs.Perhaps they download the film Cookers
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. But the film takes revenge on those who are unfaithful.Similarly, as in the cartoon "Fantasia," Disney, visual excesses of the film "Tales of Hoffmann" suppress the music on the basis of which they flourished.