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Title Diva [videorecording] / Studio Canal ; Irene Silberman présente un film de Jean-Jacques Beineix ; adaptation, Jean-Jacques Beineix, Jean Van Hamme ; Les Films Galaxie/Greenwich Film Productions ; directed by Jean-Jacques Beineix.

Imprint Troy, MI : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2000]


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 GDL Central Library DVD    F DIV    Available
Description 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Based on the novel by Delacorta.
Features: interview with director Jean-Jacques Beineix; theatrical trailer; Jean-Jacques Beineix bio.
Credits Director of photography, Philippe Rousselot ; editor, Marie-Josèphe Yoyotte, Monique Prim ; music, Vladimir Cosma.
Cast Frédéric Andrei, Roland Bertin, Richard Bohringer, Gerard Darmon, Chantal Deruaz, Jacques Fabbri, Patrick Floershein, Thuy An Luu, Jean-Jacques Moreau, Dominique Pinon, Anny Romand, Wilhelmenia Wiggins Fernandez.
Summary Cynthia Hawkins is the operatic superstar whose refusal to make a recording frustrates her adoring public. A young fan named Jules makes a secret tape and is stalked by thugs who plan to blackmail the diva. Jules also accidentally acquires a tape which tells of a top mobster's role in an international sex and drug ring. Two hired killers are out to get the tape.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital Dolby surround 5.1.
Language French or dubbed English dialogue, with optional English subtitles.
Awards 1982 César Award winner: best new director, best cinematography, best music written for a film, best sound.
Subject Opera -- Drama.
Singers -- Drama.
Fans (Persons) -- Drama.
Gangsters -- Drama.
Genre/Form Action and adventure films
Thrillers (Television programs)
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, French.
Film adaptations
Added Author Beineix, Jean-Jacques.
Andréi, Frédéric.
Bertin, Roland.
Bohringer, Richard.
Darmon, Gérard, 1948-
Deruaz, Chantal.
Fabbri, Jacques.
Floersheim, Patrick.
Luu, Thuy An.
Moreau, Jean-Jacques, 1947-
Pinon, Dominique, 1955-
Fernandez, Wilhelmenia.
Cosma, Vladimir. Composer.
Delacorta, 1945- Rock. English.
Films Galaxie (Firm)
Greenwich Film Production S.A.
Studio Canal+.
Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 013131139990
Music No. DV11399 Anchor Bay Entertainment

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