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The Tales of Hoffmann

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Released February 8th, 2004, 'The Tales of Hoffmann' stars Moira Shearer, Robert Rounseville, Robert Helpmann, Ludmilla Tcherina The movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 18 min, and received a score of (out of 100) on Metacritic, which collated reviews from top critics.

What, so now you want to know what the movie’s about? Here's the plot: "In this film adaptation of the Offenbach opera, a young poet named Hoffman (Robert Rounseville) broods over his failed romances. First, his affair with the beautiful Olympia (Moira Shearer) is shattered when he realizes that she is really a mechanical woman designed by a scientist. Next, he believes that a striking prostitute loves him, only to find out she was hired to fake her affections by the dastardly Dapertutto (Robert Helpmann). Lastly, a magic spell claims the life of his final lover."

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