Ron Howard's sweeping and intimate cinematic look at the life, work and persona of opera legend Luciano Pavarotti.

United Kingdom, United States 2019
  • Czech
114 min.
  • This film is available in the following territories: Czechia, Slovakia.

In another acclaimed music documentary, Oscar-winning director Ron Howard takes a look at the fascinating life of the legendary Italian tenor. Using rare archive footage and interviews with friends and family, Howard delves into Luciano Pavarotti’s per­sonal realm and his more than fifty-year career as the “King of the High Cs.” The director looks at the singer’s role in popularizing opera but also includes controversial moments from his private life. “I love characters and I’m fascinated by the way high achievers in particular are tested and challenged,” says Howard. “With Pavarotti my question was: where did this tremendous artistry come from? It doesn’t only come from the remarkable voice. It has to come from the heart. That’s the only way you can create performances so true that they resonate forever.”

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Director: Ron Howard
Screenplay: Mark Monroe, Cassidy Hartmann
Cinematography: Axel Baumann, Michael Dwyer
Music: Ric Markmann, Matter Music, Dan Pinnella, Chris Wagner
Sound: Sal Ojeda
Editing: Paul Crowder
Producer: Brian Grazer, Jeanne Elfant Festa, Ron Howard, Michael Rosenberg, Nigel Sinclair
Cast: Luciano Pavarotti (a.z.), Bono, Plácido Domingo, Angela Gheorghiu, José Carreras, Zubin Mehta, Vittorio Grigolo, Michael Kuhn, princezna Diana
  • This film is available in the following territories: Czechia, Slovakia.