The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.
Florence Foresti is offered Bercy tribute to artist she loves: itself. A show at its disproportion (1m60) with: Unpublished sketches (not yet written) New characters (and old) Live parodies (and video, it is less tiring) Choreography with chicks (but not too good anyway) And Guests (if they come).
Eric Lazard is a heartbroken former college football star who gets involved in a dangerous Florentine sport and a local woman, Stephanie, while visiting his cousin Anna, who lives in Italy and teaches the Italian language to foreigners.
Suddenly appearing in Florence, an evil seductress causes Cesare, the city's ruler, and his son to both fall madly in love with her. The son, killing his father before an order to torture the woman can be carried out, then turns the city's churches into dens of sexual debauchery. Acts of evil and corruption continue unabated until the arrival of Death, who brings with her a horrible plague which she is about to loose upon the city.
Florence Foster Jenkins is known as "the worst singer of all times" and yet she is a cult figure whose recordings still outsell many contemporary singers. Opera superstar Joyce DiDonato interprets the flamboyant "queen of dissonance". The involvement of the celebrated virtuoso makes it possible to contrast two different musical perspectives and gives viewers a vivid impression of the film's key conflict between inner delusion and external reality.
Intertwined stories from the gladiator/athletes participating to the Calcio Storico Fiorentino yearly championship.
Florence and the Machine performs at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA, Sunday, April 19, 2015.
A string of sex murders has been plaguing Florence for almost 15 years, in which a serial killer brutally murders couples who are sneaking "a quickie" in public areas. A writer who is doing research for a book about the crimes sets out to uncover the identity of the killer, aided by his beautiful girlfriend. Based on a true story.
This 2012 release finds the British band stripping down their heavenly sound to the divine essentials. This marks a landmark milestone for Florence + the Machine. Not only is she continuing a tradition popularised by legends including Paul McCartney, Nirvana, Bob Dylan, Alicia Keys, Lauryn Hill and Oasis, she's bringing listeners even closer to her rapturous sound in an acoustic setting. This special night was recorded in New York City.
1. You've Got the Love (The Source cover) 2. Only If For A Night 3. Drumming Song 4. Heartlines 5. Between Two Lungs 6. Breaking Down 8. Cosmic Love 9. All This and Heaven Too 10. No Light, No Light 11. Never Let Me Go 12. Dogs Days Are Over 13. Shake It Out
One of several experimental films shot in the late '60s and early '70s by the recently deceased computer music pioneer Erkki Kurenniemi, Florence is a dazzling, abstract travelogue shot between Italy, Switzerland, and the artist's home in Finland.
A dazzling, abstract travelogue shot between Italy, Switzerland, and the artist's home in Finland.
At the height of the Crimean War, English soldiers were wounded and dying by the hundreds. Into the rat and flea-infested facilities stepped a woman of uncompromising convictions, great patience and an iron will. Florence Nightingale, “The Lady of the Lamp,” changed the science and practice of nursing all over the world.
American students, Tommy and Annette, find themselves in a heap of trouble when they accidentally discover an art forgery ring in Florence, Italy.
Florence is a contemplative study of light and shadows, textures and planes, that makes beautiful use of the tonal qualities of black and white film. (mubi.com)
The story of the Medici family of Florence, their ascent from simple merchants to power brokers sparking an economic and cultural revolution. Along the way, they also accrue a long list of powerful enemies.