His voice calls to her, nurturing her extraordinary talents
from the shadows of the opera house where innocent chorus girl
Christine Daae (EMMY ROSSUM) makes her home. Only ballet mistress
Madame Giry (MIRANDA RICHARDSON) knows that Christine's mysterious
"Angel of Music" is actually the Phantom (GERARD BUTLER),
a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs of the
theatre, terrifying the ensemble of artists who live and work
When temperamental diva La Carlotta (MINNIE DRIVER) walks out
in the middle of a dress rehearsal for the company's latest
production, the theatre's eager new managers (SIMON CALLOW and
CIARAN HINDS) have no choice but to thrust Christine into the
Her mesmerizing opening night performance captivates both the
audience and the Phantom, who devotes himself to casting his
protégé as the opera's next star. But he is not
the only powerful man to be awed by the young soprano, as Christine
soon finds herself courted by the theatre's wealthy patron,
the Vicompte Raoul de Chagny (PATRICK WILSON).
Though she is enthralled by her charismatic mentor, Christine
is undeniably drawn to the dashing Raoul, enraging the Phantom
and setting the stage for a dramatic crescendo in which soaring
passions, fierce jealousies and obsessive love threaten to drive
the fated lovers past the point of no return.
Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Odyssey
Entertainment, a Really Useful Films / Scion Films production
of a film by Joel Schumacher, The Phantom of the Opera, starring
GERARD BUTLER, EMMY ROSSUM, PATRICK WILSON, MIRANDA RICHARDSON
and MINNIE DRIVER.
Directed by JOEL SCHUMACHER from a screenplay by ANDREW LLOYD
WEBBER & JOEL SCHUMACHER, the film is produced by ANDREW
LLOYD WEBBER. The executive producers are AUSTIN SHAW, PAUL
HITCHCOCK, LOUISE GOODSILL, RALPH KAMP, JEFF ABBERLEY, JULIA
BLACKMAN and KEITH COUSINS. The co-producer is ELI RICHBOURG.
The director of photography is JOHN MATHIESON; the production
designer is ANTHONY PRATT; the film is edited by TERRY RAWLINGS,
A.C.E.; the costume designer is ALEXANDRA BYRNE; the visual
effects supervisor is NATHAN MCGUINNESS; and the choreographer
is PETER DARLING.
The music is by ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER, lyrics by CHARLES HART,
and additional lyrics by RICHARD STILGOE. The music co-producer
is NIGEL WRIGHT. The music supervisor and conductor is SIMON
LEE. Originally produced for the stage by CAMERON MACKINTOSH
& THE REALLY USEFUL GROUP. Based upon the novel "Le
Fantôme De L'Opéra" by GASTON LEROUX. Stage
play directed by HAROLD PRINCE.
This film has been rated "PG-13" by the MPAA for "brief
The Phantom of the Opera will be released in North America by
Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company;
in the U.K. by Entertainment Film Distributors; and international
sales are handled by Odyssey Entertainment.
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