"Nico, 1988" to be released in the US
Stefano Stefanutto Rosa
Supported by positive reviews of the "New York Times", "Forbes" and "Village Voice", Susanna Nicchiarelli's Nico, 1988 opens in New York. The film brings to the silver screen the story of icon-artist Nico, played by Trine Dyrholm. Released by Magnolia Pictures, the film is programmed from August 1 to 8 at the Film Forum, recently refurbished.
From August 8 on, the film will reach the rest of the Country. Winner in the Orizzonti section of the 74th Venice Film Festival, Nico, 1988 won 4 David di Donatello including Best Script. The film is a road-movie dedicated to the last years of Christa Paffgen, known as Nico.
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