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CALLAS FOREVER

by Franco Zeffirelli

synopsis

Maria Callas has reached the twilight of her career, but her eager manager is convinced she can make a come-back by lip-synching her three most famous Operas. The soprano at first accepts but gradually comes to the realization that technology cannot replace art.

international title: Callas Forever
original title: Callas Forever
country: Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Romania
sales agent: Capitol Films
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Franco Zeffirelli
film run: 111'
release date: FR 18/09/2002, BE 18/09/2002, IT 20/09/2002, GR 08/11/2002, ES 15/11/2002
screenplay: Franco Zeffirelli, Martin Sherman
cast: Fanny Ardant, Jeremy Irons, Joan Plowright, Ángela Molina, Jay Rodan, Gabriel Garko
cinematography by: Ennio Guarnieri
film editing: Sean Barton
art director: Bruno Cesari
costumes designer: Anna Anni, Alberto Spiazzi, Alessandro Lai
music: Alessio Vlad
producer: Riccardo Tozzi, Giovannella Zannoni
production: Cattleya, Medusa Film, Alquimia Cinema, Business Affair, Galfin, MediaPro Pictures
distributor: Medusa Film, Bac Films, Audiovisual, Alquimia Cinema
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