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137 Ratings

Farinelli

Directed by Gérard Corbiau
Belgium, 1994
Drama, Biography, Musical

Synopsis

Farinelli is the artistic name of Carlo Broschi, a young singer in Handel’s time. He was castrated in his childhood in order to preserve his voice. During his life he becomes to be a very famous opera singer, managed by his mediocre brother (Riccardo).

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Farinelli Directed by Gérard Corbiau

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1995 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

National Board of Review

1995 | Winner: Top Foreign Films

César Awards

1995 | 2 wins including: Best Production Design

1995 | Nominee: Best Costume Design

Golden Globes (USA)

1995 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film