2 videodiscs (ca. 141 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Based on the novel "Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston Leroux and the stage musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Special features: "No one would listen" additional scene; DVD-ROM features: "Behind the mask": the story of 'The Phantom of the Opera' documentary; Easter eggs; "The making-of 'The Phantom of the Opera' in 3 spellbinding acts: preproduction, the director, production" featurette; Weblink to the Phantom's online world.
Director of photography, John Mathieson ; art directors, John Fenner, Paul Kirby ; editor, Terry Rawlings ; original music, Andrew Lloyd Webber ; costume designer, Alexandra Byrne ; production designer, Anthony Pratt ; visual effects supervisor, Nathan McGuinness ; special effects supervisor, Peter Hutchinson.
Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, Miranda Richardson, Minnie Driver, Ciarán Hinds, Simon Callow, Victor McGuire, Jennifer Ellison, Murray Melvin, Kevin McNally, James Fleet.
Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
English or dubbed French dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.