Disfigured composer Winslow Leach (William Finley) seeks revenge on Swan (Paul Williams), the heartless producer who stole his music, which Leach wrote for Phoenix (Jessica Harper), the woman he loves from afar. Williams' wicked rock music powers this outré musical, which combines elements of "The Phantom of the Opera," "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "Faust." DIR/SCR Brian De Palma; PROD Edward R. Pressman. U.S., 1974, color, 92 min. RATED PG

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PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE

Pre-show cabaret & live shadowcast during the screening by Bloody Mayhem Theatrical, featuring members of Guerrilla Theatre Front!

45th Anniversary

Baltimore-based performers Bloody Mayhem Theatrical return to the AFI Silver to present an encore screening of Brian De Palma's 1974 rock opera PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE. "More magnificent than you ever dreamed… Quite an attraction."
Disfigured composer Winslow Leach (William Finley) seeks revenge on Swan (Paul Williams), the heartless producer who stole his music, which Leach wrote for Phoenix (Jessica Harper), the woman he loves from afar. Williams' wicked rock music powers this outré musical, which combines elements of "The Phantom of the Opera," "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "Faust." DIR/SCR Brian De Palma; PROD Edward R. Pressman. U.S., 1974, color, 92 min. RATED PG

AFI Member passes accepted.

Brian De Palma
100 Minutes
Musical fantasy

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