Maria by Callas

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40 jaar na haar dood vertelt de bekende operazangeres haar eigen verhaal aan de hand van nooit eerder geziene footage en foto's, persoonlijke Super 8 films, eigen live-opnames, intieme brieven en zeldzame archiefbeelden. 

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Hierin zie je Maria Callas voor het eerst in kleur achter de schermen . In deze beelden zie je naast Callas ook Onassis, Marilyn Monroe, Alain Delon, Yves Saint-Laurent, J.F. Kennedy, Luchino Visconti, Winston Churchill, Grace Kelly en Liz Taylor. 


Tom Volf's Maria by Callas is the first film to tell the life story of the legendary Greek/American opera singer completely in her own words. Told through performances, TV interviews, home movies, family photographs, private letters and unpublished memoirs-nearly all of which have never been shown to the public-the film reveals the essence of an extraordinary woman who rose from humble beginnings in New York City to become a glamorous international superstar and one of the greatest artists of all time.

Assembling the material for the film took director Volf four years of painstaking research, which included personal outreach to dozens of Callas's closest friends and associates, who allowed him to share their personal memorabilia in the film. When recordings of Callas's voice aren't available, Joyce DiDonato, one of contemporary opera's biggest stars, reads her words.


Regie: Tom Volf
Cast: Joyce DiDonato
Duur: 113 min
Jaar: 2017
Land: Frankrijk
Taal: Engels gesproken, Nederlands ondertiteld

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