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Aida, featuring the actress Sophia Lauren, was a film adaptation of a theatre performance written by Verdi. The plot revolves around the character Radames who falls in love with what he thinks is a slave in a country his armies has conquered. The young woman is actually the daughter of the leader he ousted. Written by Red Haircrow

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In the movie "Aida" Sophia Loren lipsynched to the playback of Renata Tebaldi's recordings of the opera so that it appeared Sophia was actually singing. See more »

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One of the worst films of all time
30 July 1999 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

Sophia Loren plays Aida, in one of the worst films of all time. She can't lipsync. In terms of production values, the film is so bad, that at one point, while Loren is mouthing "O Patria Mia," she leans onto what looks to be a stone wall for support, and the canvas set billows and shakes.


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