The Aria -- Our desire to comply is entangled with our need to resist. IMPORTANT!: The audio doesn't begin until two minutes into the piece.
Aria -- Introspective journey of a nameless character, overwhelmed by sin that turns into a personal redemption, a self-inflicted punishment that allows him to take away from this reality his sins to rid the world and take them in the air.
Robert Altman, Ken Russell, Nicolas Roeg and Jean-Luc Godard are among the 10 directors contributing to this avant-garde collection of music videos inspired by classic operatic pieces.
Trailer for the documentary Aria.
The impetuous artistic nature and innate theatrical sensibility, combined with intelligence and a stunning voice, have made opera singer and actress Maria Cebotari into one of Europe's brightest artistic presences at the beginning of the 20th century. Conceived as a documentary and musically-structured as an opera performance, Aria can surprisingly be perceived as a fictional narrative, causing uncommon emotions and aesthetic experiences. Maria Cebotari's artistic destiny is uniquely expressed in this dramatic and purifying cinema performance.
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Imagine that ten of the world's most well-known, highly regarded film makers were given a free hand to make real any vision. Aria is that history-making film. Sexy, violent, thought-provoking and funny, here is the movie critics raved about, audiences flocked to see, and no one could stop talking about. Includes Bridget Fonda's electrifying erotic film debut, and a revealing and breathtaking preformance from supermodel Elizabeth Hurley.
Imagine that ten of the world's most well-known, highly regarded film makers were given a free hand to make real any vision. Aria is that history-making film.
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