Subscribed to operabox.tv? Click here to watch the full film!
Not ready to subscribe? Click here to rent The Fall of the House of Usher for just $10. Rentals last 7 days after you start viewing.
Boston Lyric Opera gives an arthouse cinematic treatment to Philip Glass' opera The Fall of the House of Usher. This chilling film places Edgar Allan Poe's iconic gothic horror story in the imagination of a migrant child as she journeys into the United States. Experience the world of the Ushers through her eyes, as she reaches for the promise of the American Dream. Music comes to life through hand-drawn animation, stop-motion film, and archival footage, featuring a brand-new recording by BLO artists.
This film contains themes some viewers may find upsetting, including suggestions of violence, physical distress and child distress, as well as footage with disturbing imagery. Some material may not be suitable for children.
For more information about the film, please visit blo.org/usher.
If you have any questions about operabox.tv or getting set-up to watch, please see our FAQ page.
You can turn on English captions by clicking the CC icon (online) or the speech bubble icon (on BLO's operabox.tv apps) on the bottom right of the video player and selecting 'English'.
Our Audience Services Team is available Monday-Friday from 10am-5pm at [email protected], and is always happy to be of assistance to you!