Farinelli

  • 1994
  • Movie
  • R
  • Biography, Drama, Musical

Extravagantly kitschy epic about Carlo Broshci -- better known as Farinelli -- the 18th-century castrato who captivated audiences thoughout Europe with a voice of reputedly unearthly beauty. Oddly, the fey, emasculated hero (Stephano Dionisi) is depicted as something of a ladykiller in the Johnny Depp mode. Farinelli's voice is electronically simulated...read more

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Extravagantly kitschy epic about Carlo Broshci -- better known as Farinelli -- the 18th-century castrato who captivated audiences thoughout Europe with a voice of reputedly unearthly beauty. Oddly, the fey, emasculated hero (Stephano Dionisi) is depicted as something of a ladykiller in

the Johnny Depp mode. Farinelli's voice is electronically simulated by a digital blend of male and female voices.

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  • Released: 1994
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Extravagantly kitschy epic about Carlo Broshci -- better known as Farinelli -- the 18th-century castrato who captivated audiences thoughout Europe with a voice of reputedly unearthly beauty. Oddly, the fey, emasculated hero (Stephano Dionisi) is depicted a… (more)

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