Dalida: Biopic of Italian-French Singer

Dalida, the biopic depicting the rise and fall of famed Egyptian-born Italian-French singer Yolanda Cristina Gigliotti, is one of 2017’s most anticipated film in France.

The film bowed in France today and will premiere at the opening night of UniFrance Rendez-Vous with French Cinema in Paris, which kicks off January 11.

Lisa Azuelos, best-known for helming the coming-of-age dramedy “LOL,” wrote, director and produced (with Julien Madon) “Dalida,” a passion project which took five years to make.