The filmed adaptation of the long-running musical The Phantom of the Opera arrives this spring from Warner Home Entertainment
The Phantom of the Opera tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera House, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with the lovely young soprano Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera. But she has another admirer, her childhood sweetheart Raoul, the dashing young Vicompte de Chagny. The Phantom’s fury at her betrayal becomes murderous. He hatches a plot to win her back and in a dramatic and tense climax Christine is forced to choose between Raoul and the Phantom – her Angel of Music.
Both a fullscreen and an anamorphic widescreen single-disc version will arrive seerately. A two-disc special edition will also be available and will contain a featurette and a three part documentary on the making of the film along with a deleted scene and DVD-ROM content.
Arriving May 3rd, the single disc and double disc versions will be priced at $27.95 and $29.95 respectively.