Born in 1935 in Modena in the worker-class family of a father baker and a mother who worked in a cigar factory, Luciano Pavarotti felt since his childhood the passion by opera due to his father, an amateur tenor. Blessed with a powerful voice and student of the most important Italy's opera teachers of those times, soon the name of Pavarotti turned in a reference of the genre, giving some of the most remembered live performances in the most important theaters across the world, meeting with politicians and world leaders as well as rock and pop singers to bring concerts for humanitarian causes, over-passing any limit when he was part of The Three Tenors with the too opera singers José Carreras and Plácido Domingo. Using archive footage, unreleased material from home videos and photos, and interviewing his closest friends and his family, legendary director Ron Howard reviews the professional carrier of the man who achieved turn opera in a mass phenomenon as never before at the same time ...Written by
Luciano had built aid centers in Bosnia, Guatemala, Kosovo, Tibet, Cambodia, and Angola. His charities and foundations have raised millions of dollars for children in conflicts around the world. This work continues to this day through La Fondazione Luciano Pavarotti. See more »
Maestro Zubin Mehta is, on one occasion, credited during one of his talking head interviews as 'pianist'. See more »
A charming picture
If you like Pavarotti, then you're likely to enjoy this film. I recommend it for fans of the man and his music.
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