The Music of Erich Zann

United States, 1980

Film
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Set in late nineteenth century Paris, the film follows the efforts of Charles Dexter Ward, a young American student, to make the acquaintance of an ageing musician who lives a secluded life in the room above him at a boarding house. Ward is fascinated, then driven to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding Zann and his music: he wants to learn why Zann plays wondrous, often awesomely compelling music late at night. Based on a short story by H.P. Lovecraft.

Credits

director

John Strysik

co-producer

Robert Rothman

John Strysik

production company

Essential Saltes Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:17:10:00

Colour

Colour

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