PG-13 | | Drama, Musical, Romance
A young soprano becomes the obsession of a disfigured musical genius who lives beneath the Paris Opéra House. He kidnaps the soprano and forces the owners of the play to keep her as the lead role of the play.
The black, decorative baton used by the conductor is a presentation baton sometimes given to retiring maestros. It would never be used in performances as it was too heavy and, being black, would be too hard for the musicians to see in a gas-lit ... ...
Sold. Your number, sir? Thank you. Lot 665, ladies and gentlemen: a papier-mâché musical box in the shape of a barrel organ.
When the phantom takes Christine down to his lair and places the veil on her head, saying "an eternity of this before your eyes" his mouth does not match the words.
$1,764,559 (Europe) (10 December 2004)