The story of the Egyptian-Italian singer Dalia and her story against life and how she dealt with her problems while she was the most consecrated artist in the history of France.

Director:

Lisa Azuelos

Writers:

Catherine Rihoit (book), Orlando (book) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sveva Alviti ... Dalida
Riccardo Scamarcio ... Orlando
Jean-Paul Rouve ... Lucien Morisse
Niels Schneider ... Jean Sobieski
Alessandro Borghi ... Luigi Tenco
Nicolas Duvauchelle ... Richard Chanfray
Valentina Carli Valentina Carli ... Rosy Gigliotti
Patrick Timsit Patrick Timsit ... Bruno Coquatrix
Vincent Perez ... Eddie Barclay
Laurent Bateau Laurent Bateau ... Le Psy
Brenno Placido Brenno Placido ... Lucio Sanieri
Ercole Alviti Ercole Alviti ... Garde du corps 1
Philippe Blondelle Philippe Blondelle ... Ami Dalida 1
F. Haydee Borelli F. Haydee Borelli ... Giuseppina Gigliotti (as Haydee Borelli)
Marieke Bouillette Marieke Bouillette ... Chanteuse cabaret Drap d'Or
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Storyline

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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Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Second biopic of Dalida after Dalida (2005), in which the star was portrayed by Sabrina Ferilli. See more »

Goofs

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

Connections

References Al-yawm al-Sadis (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Salma Ya Salama (Arabic Version)
Music by Jeff Barnel
Lyrics by Salah Jahine and Pierre Delanoë
Performed by Dalida
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Worth the watch
28 April 2020 | by johannamorkosSee all my reviews

Iconic and unique artist. If you were a fan or not, i am sure you're familiar with most of her songs. Such a sad story, beautifully done by amazing actors. You'll be singing along the whole time.


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Country:

France

Language:

French | Italian | English | Arabic

Release Date:

1 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dalida See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,170, 4 September 2017

Gross USA:

$3,465

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,623,134
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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