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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
A demented inventor (Gottfried John) murders a famous opera singer on stage, then steals her corpse and brings her back to life. He plans to have her star in an opera about her own abduction, but she is drawn to one of the inventor's minions (Cesar Sarachu), who reminds her of her lost lover, the person she was about to marry.

Cast: Amira Casar , Gottfried John , Assumpta Serna , Cesar Sarachu ,

Directors: Timothy Quay , Stephen Quay

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Zeitgeist

The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes (2005)

Release Date: November 17th, 2006|1 hr. 39 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( )
  • With the film's hypnotic emphasis on artistry and architecture, most viewers will probably get their satisfaction from the striking visual elements, particularly the stop-motion animation. show more

  • The film is about vanity and pride, and the caging of beauty. Its elaborate fabrication has an intoxicating quality that captures the imagination like all good horror stories. show more

  • Mainstream audiences will be put off by the lack of a straightforward narrative, but adventurous moviegoers will find pleasure in the hypnotic originality of the images. show more

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