Phantom of the Paradise (1974)

Director
Brian De Palma

Main cast
William Finley; Paul Williams; Jessica Harper; Gerrit Graham; George Memmoli

Genres
Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Music, Thriller

Description
Rock Opera version of Phantom Of The Opera with elements of Faust. Record producer Swan steals both the music and the girl (Phoenix) from composer Leach. Disfigured Leach plans revenge on Swan and his rock palace, The Paradise, and becomes The Phantom. Leach signs contract with Swan to complete rock opera based on the life of Faust for Phoenix. Double crossed by Swan who hires heavy metal singer Beef, Leach exacts his vengeance.


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