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Farinelli (Farinelli the Castrato)

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Original title
Farinelli, il castrato
Year
Running time
110 min.
Country
Belgium Belgium
Director
Screenwriter
Andrée Corbiau, Gérard Corbiau
Music
Varios
Cinematography
Walther van den Ende
Cast
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Producer
Co-production Belgium-France-Italy-Germany; Stéphan Films / K2 Productions / RTL-TVi / Italian International Film / MG / Alinea Films / UGC / Canal+ / France 2 Cinema / Studio Image / Mediaset / Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen
Genre
Drama | Biography. Historical. 18th Century. Opera
Synopsis / Plot
Farinelli, is the artistic name of Carlo Broschi, a young singer in Handel's time. He was castrated in his childhood in order to preserve his voice. During his life he becomes to be a very famous opera singer, managed by his mediocre brother (Riccardo).
Awards
1994: Nominated for Oscar: Best Foreign Language Picture
1994: Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Picture
1994: Awards Cesar: 2 Awards. 3 Nominations
1994: David di Donatello Awards: Best Costume Design. 2 nominations
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