A look into the many lives of Christa Päffgen, otherwise known as Nico; from cutie German mädchen to the first of the supermodels, to glamorous diva of the Velvet Underground, to cult item,... See full summary »

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Nico ...
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Christian Päffgen ...
Himself (as Ari Boulogne)
Edith Boulogne ...
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John Cale ...
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Danny Fields ...
Himself
Carlos De Maldonado-Bostock ...
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Jonas Mekas ...
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Sterling Morrison ...
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Billy Name ...
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Nikos Papatakis ...
Himself (as Nico Papatakis)
Lutz Ulbrich ...
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A look into the many lives of Christa Päffgen, otherwise known as Nico; from cutie German mädchen to the first of the supermodels, to glamorous diva of the Velvet Underground, to cult item, junkie and hag. Many faces for the same woman, whom, you realize, just couldn't bring herself to care enough to live. Written by Miguel Cane <Stepford@yahoo.com>

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Model, Pop Star, Goddess, Junkie, Icon.


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Nico: Regrets? I've got no regrets... except that I was born a woman instead of a man.
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Features Sweet Skin (1963) See more »

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Evening of Light
Performed and composed by Nico
(C) Warner Chappell / WEA
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And what about the music ?
17 December 1999 | by (Paris) – See all my reviews

Nico made many great albums like "marble index", "desert shore" or "the end". She might have been the best female pop artist of the 70s. Her records were quite original and they are still very important. This movie just tell us about the very sad story of her life. There must be less than ten minutes of Nico singing. This film really missed the point. It's just a form of "dark" glamour, quite pointless to me.


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