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The Magic Flute

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A longtime pet project of Swedish filmmaker [[Performer~P81548~Ingmar Bergman~ingmarbergman]], [[Performer~P103711~Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart~wolfgangamadeusmozart]]'s opera The Magic Flute was finally brought to the screen in 1973. While the opera itself is offered in a highly stylized and theatrical fashion, the fluidity of the camerawork turns the affair into a purely cinematic experience. Sung in Swedish, the libretto remains as ever a gentle parody of the initiation ceremonies of the Masons, offered as...more

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