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Dalida (2016)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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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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PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

France

Language:

French | Italian | English | Arabic

Release Date:

1 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dalida - Dömd att älska See more »

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Budget:

€15,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Dalida was already portrayed in mini series "Dalida" (2005) by Sabrina Ferilli. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Soundtracks

Le temps des fleurs
Performed by Dalida
Written By Eddy Marnay, Eugene Raskin
Arranged By Guy Motta
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15 March 2017 | by rdeebSee all my reviews

Great Movie i went to see the movie in Egypt Cairo last week..and guess what i watched it Twice..same day two times back to back ( the cinema was packed with Dalida fans from older and younger generation) it was worth the time and money spent... those who are find of the great singer ..her music her songs her voice or those who lived that era would defiantly like the film..i wont repeat what was written in previous reviews..ill just add that one the film strength elements is that places it was shot in...they reflected her reality places..Although her childhood part was Filmed in Morocco which is not the case..not in Egypt Shobra Neighbor Hood where she was born and Raised..Nor Alexandria city when she lived as well...therefore even the Arabic Language in this part of the film is with a strange accent that is Moroccan not Egyptian..i wished they filmed in in her original places. i give the actress a high mark for the effort in Imitating every single gesture hair and makeup,,perfect... one of the Goofs is that they missed adding the most important Egyptian Song ( Kela Helwa W Kelmetain- a nice word or two) which she sang right before her suicide and was a major Hit worldwide.i was disappointed they omitted that song in the film. recommend to be watched and i w'd defiantly watch it again for a third time


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