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France | 2016 | 124 minutes | Lisa Azuelos

September 30, 2017

Model-turned-actress Sveva Alviti delivers a star-making performance in this intimate portrait of one of France's most iconic singers. Charting her meteoric rise from a difficult childhood in Cairo, to her almost overnight international celebrity, Dalida turns an unflinching eye on her tumultuous life in the spotlight to reveal a modern woman, born ahead of her time.

Screening as part of French Cinema Now.

  • Director: Lisa Azuelos
  • Principal Cast: Sveva Alviti, Riccardo Scarmacio, Jean-Paul Rouve
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 124 minutes
  • Producer: Lisa Azuelos, Julien Madon, Jérôme Seydoux
  • Screenplay: Lisa Azuelos
  • Cinematographers: Antoine Sanier
  • Editors: Baptiste Druot
  • Music: Jean-Claude Petit
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Filmography: LOL (2012); Comme t'y es belle! (2006)
  • Language: French, Italian, English
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • US Distributor: Under The Milky Way
  • International Sales: Pathé Distribution

2017 French Cinema Now Sponsors