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Cabin Fever Film Festival: ARIA (1987)

In Uncategorized on April 10, 2020 at 10:28 am

 

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A fascinating omnibus movie comprised of different directors’ visualizations of famous opera arias, with quite a high batting average. Perfect cosied-up viewing for opera freaks, and also a good introduction for the novice to the great daunting genre, in itself.

My favorite segment, when it opened and I – a very green new critic – reviewed it for Film Journal International, was Franc Roddam’s ‘Tristan and Isolde.’

watch here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCSct3bxxrA  

 

 

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