One of Kim Kiyoung’s more disjointed and bizarre movies. Parts of it seem to go off on weird tangents barely connected to the plot. It’s still got some killer set pieces, but overall, one of Kim’s weaker films.
Opera has a lot to like. Like some of Argento’s other films, the shot composition is gorgeous and the use of color is pretty great. The film is spectacular looking. As for the plot, after an accident injures the lead singer of an opera, her understudy Betty takes over as the lead. But a masked killer is murdering people and frequently tying Betty up and making her watch. It’s definitely a giallo, with the plot occasionally dipping into almost dream…