July 25 should mark the date of the theatrical release in the kingdom of the documentary on the internationally renowned opera singer Luciano Pavarotti. A first...
Directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard, the documentary about the life of opera singer Luciano Pavarotti is expected to be released in Saudi Arabia before the end of the month.
Produced by the team behind “The Beatles: eight days a week”, the feature film includes interviews, videos of the tenor’s best performances, and exclusive content.
One month after its official release in the United States, the film claims more than a million dollars in box office income, and rather positive reviews, with a nice score of 88% from the Rotten Tomatoes website.
Forever an icon
“Luciano Pavarotti was, and still is, a musical and cultural icon. His voice has united people from all over the world and inspired millions,” said Gianluca Chakra, CEO of Front Row Filmed Entertainment, the company responsible for distribution in the MENA region.
In an interview with ArabNews, Ron Howard said of the tenor’s impact on those around him: “Whether the people we interviewed had personal or professional relationships with him, the scales tilted tremendously to the positive. It kept coming back to how much joy and love there was and how much respect they had for him and his spirit.