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Genres: Biography, Drama, Music
Starring: Stefano Dionisi, Enrico Lo Verso, Elsa Zylberstein
Director: Gérard Corbiau
Plot Synopsis:

In the 18th century during Handel's time, no man could eclipse the fame or passion of the opera singer Farinelli. Filled with romance and eroticism, FARINELLI is the incredible, true story of the legendary castrato and the internationally-acclaimed period piece makes its North American blu-ray debut on April 23 in a stunning, new 2K digital restoration for optimal viewing. The lavish drama will also be available on DVD and all via leading digital platforms from Film Movement Classics.

Castrated as a child to preserve his angelic voice, Farinelli (Stefano Dionisi) tours the royal courts of Europe with his brother and composer Riccardo (Enrico Lo Verso). The two are inseparable, seducing audiences both on and off the stage, while sharing everything - even lovers - until rivalry and obsession threaten to tear them apart. Filled with romance and eroticism, this Oscar®-nominated drama from acclaimed producer Véra Belmont lavishly recreates the life and loves of one of history's most fascinating musical artists.

  • Release Details
    Release Date: April 23rd, 2019
    MPAA Rating: R
    Movie Release Year: 1994
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Film Movement
  • Technical Specs
    Length:111 Minutes
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p/AVC MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.85:1
    Audio Formats:French and Italian 2.0 Stereo
    Special Features:Making-of Featurette: "Farinelli: Nostalgia for a Lost Voice"
    Behind-the-Scenes Cast and Crew Interviews (Blu-ray only)
    Making-of Featurette: "Farinelli: Nostalgia for a Lost Voice"