Farinelli (Farinelli the Castrato)
- Original title
Farinelli, il castrato
- Running time
- 110 min.
Andrée Corbiau, Gérard Corbiau
Walther van den Ende
Enrico Lo Verso,
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
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).
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Foreign Language Picture
: Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Picture
: Awards Cesar: 2 Awards. 3 Nominations
: David di Donatello Awards: Best Costume Design. 2 nominations
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