The Art of Amalia (2000)

Art of Amalia
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 30mins.
Genres Documentary, Music
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Amalia Rodrigues Song Performer ("Cansaco" "Assim Nasceu este Fado") 120788 8000002
Frank Coelho Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Mustapha Barat Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Amalia Rodrigues Song songs 120859 8000001
Bruno de Almeida Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Joao Ascencio Editor n/a 172 7000001
Manuel Falcao Producer n/a 3 3000001
David Byrne Actor Himself--Introduction 1 1000002
Bruno de Almeida Actor Himself 1 1000003
John Ventimiglia Narrator n/a 120790 1000004
Bruno de Almeida Director n/a 2 2000001
Amalia Rodrigues Actor Herself 1 1000001
Synopsis
A documentary celebrating the brilliant international career of Portugal's beloved diva Amalia Rodrigues (1920-1999), who single-handedly brought Portugues music to the world. Best known as the premier stylist of "Fado" (the Portuguese musical expression laced with haunting melodies and heart-breaking lyrics), Amalia's sultry personality and dramatic voice captures audiences over a half-century's reign on the global stage. The chronicle combines an interview with the famed Fado singer, along with a collection of performance footage throughout her long career from concerts in France, Italy, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Romania, and the United States.
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