Specter of the Rose
Specter of the Rose (1946)

Ben Hecht wrote and directed this bizarre comedy/suspense/dance film, featuring a discordant musical score by George Antheil. The film concerns a love affair between young, innocent ballerina Haidi (Viola Essen) and her psychotic genius… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 11, 1989
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Cynical serio-comic ballet melodrama that distinguishes itself by its brilliant dialogue.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A deeply strange, visually striking, dramatically dull film.

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jay nixon
Well it's different that for sure. A psychological drama set within a small dance troupe it has the advantage of some top grade talent, Judith Anderson and… More