Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded ... See full summary »

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Lucien Morisse
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Jean Sobieski
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Luigi Tenco
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Richard Chanfray
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Lucio Sanieri
Ercole Alviti ...
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Philippe Blondelle ...
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Giuseppina Gigliotti (as Haydee Borelli)
Marieke Bouillette ...
Chanteuse cabaret Drap d'Or
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Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixième Jour", and who later committed suicide in 1987 in Paris, after selling more than 130 million records worldwide Written by Lisa Azuelos

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Biography | Drama | Music

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1 September 2017 (USA)  »

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Dalida - Dömd att älska  »

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€15,000,000 (estimated)
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Dalida was already portrayed in mini series "Dalida" (2005) by Sabrina Ferilli. See more »

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The use of lip-syncing during the singing scenes is obvious throughout the movie. See more »

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Features Oscar (1967) See more »

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J'attendrai
Music by Dino Olivieri
Italian lyrics by Nino Rastelli
French lyrics by Louis Poterat
Performed by Rina Ketty and Dalida
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elegance as the first virtue
17 July 2017 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

all biopic is a risk for the viewer. because he has his version about the life of the lead character. maybe memories. and a lot of impressions. "Dalida" is one of rare biopics who escapes from the circle of clichés and full of good intentions sketches. maybe, because it has the right director and the ideal lead actress. maybe for the beautiful elegance for present a chain of tragedies, hard work, fragility and need of happiness. maybe for the science to give to you the feeling to see a docu-drama. the admirable thing - it is not a film for the fans of Dalida. it is not exactly story of a precise existence. it is far to be a bitter fairy tale. it has the magnificent gift to be a film about chance and the price of it, about choices and about a woman looking for herself. all in a manner who, I believe, is more than inspired.


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