Nico, 1988

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  94 min.
Release Date: August 31, 2018 - Montréal, Québec

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Cast: Trine Dyrholm, John Gordon Sinclair, Anamaria Marinca, Sandor Funtek, Thomas Trabacchi, Karina Fernandez, Calvin Demba, Francesco Colella


In 1986, singer Christa Päffgen, a.k.a. Nico, scours the underground halls of Europe to promote her latest album. From England to Poland, via Italy and Czechoslovakia, the journey resembles an improvised vacation rather than the international tour of a singing star.

Richard, the organizer, tries to keep the group together by managing the logistical hassle, as well as the rants and demands of Nico, with whom he is secretly in love. But on the eve of her 50th birthday, Nico, who was once the face of the New York scene, is a disillusioned woman, haunted by memories of a painful past.

Director: Susanna Nicchiarelli
Studio: EyeSteelFilm
Producer(s): Joseph Rouschop, Valérie Donzelli, Valérie Bournonville, Gregorio Paonessa
Screenplay: Susanna Nicchiarelli

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