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Maria by Callas (2017)

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An intimate look at the life and work of Greek-American opera singer, Maria Callas, as told in her own words.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Fanny Ardant ... (voice)
Joyce DiDonato Joyce DiDonato ... María Callas / Narration (voice)
Maria Callas ... Herself (archive footage)
Aristotle Onassis ... Himself (archive footage)
Vittorio De Sica ... Himself (archive footage)
Pier Paolo Pasolini ... Himself (archive footage)
Luchino Visconti ... Himself (archive footage)
Omar Sharif ... Himself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Antonio ... Himself (archive footage)
Brigitte Bardot ... Herself (archive footage)
Elvira de Hidalgo Elvira de Hidalgo ... Herself (archive footage)
Catherine Deneuve ... Herself (archive footage)
Duchess of Windsor ... Herself (archive footage)
Duke of Windsor ... Himself (archive footage)
Grace Kelly ... Herself (archive footage)
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An intimate look at the life and work of Greek-American opera singer, Maria Callas, as told in her own words.

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The life story of the legend told completely in her own words See more »


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Rated PG for mild thematic elements, some smoking and brief language | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

English | French | Italian

Release Date:

2 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Maria by Callas: In Her Own Words See more »

Filming Locations:

Palm Beach, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$91,915, 4 November 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$373,502, 15 November 2018
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Trivia

The film screened at TIFF in Toronto in September 2018. See more »

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References Medea (1969) See more »

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splendid
21 July 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

One of most impressive portraits of Maria Callas. lovely because it is answer to many expectations. explanation for the presence of her name with same intensity today, like yesterday. her vulnerability - from the egocentric perspective about life and the people around her to the chance gived by Pasolini. a film who escape to the temptation to be a pure eulogy/hommage. a film defined by the emotions you feel. more than by other pieces. so, a splendid work.


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