Cagliostro (1929) DVD9
In the late 18th century, Joseph Balsamo, alias the Count of Cagliostro, finds fame throughout Europe as a magician, alchemist and fortune teller. In France, he is requested to perform before the royal court of King Louis XVI. Queen Marie-Antoinette is anxious to have her future told, but she is far from pleased when Cagliostro foretells that she is destined to die in ignominy on the scaffold. Banished from the court, Cagliostro prepares his revenge by enlisting the help of Jeanne de la Motte, a young adventuress who has managed to win the confidence of the Queen. With Jeanne’s help, the magician manages to steal an expensive necklace that was intended for Marie-Antoinette, creating a scandal that will ultimately result in the overthrow of the monarchy. His treachery exposed, Cagliostro is arrested, but he manages to escape the guillotine with his faithful wife Lorenza. Shortly after the couple arrive in Italy, hoping to start a new life, they are captured by the Inquisition...

DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 00:58:45 | 7.36 Gb + 3% rec
Language: Francais intertitles
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama, Silent

Director: Richard Oswald
Cast: Hans Stuwe, Renee Heribel, Alfred Abel, Ivan Koval-Samborsky, Rina De Liguoro, Charles Dullin
Country: Germany, France, Sweden

• Two new soundtracks:
- A cine-mix by DJ CAM. Pioneer artist, leader in the abstract hip-hop world from Paris to Tokyo, DJ CAM has been sought by La Cinematheque francaise to perform in front of Cagliostro in November 2010
- An original one by Mathieu Regnault, a French pianist who has always been passionate by movies
• Interview with Mathieu Regnault

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