Maria By Callas Reviews

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December 14, 2018
If you're not already a fan, though, you won't find much here to draw you in...
December 7, 2018
A fascinating and loving documentary about the 1950s Greek-American opera sensation.
November 23, 2018
[A] distinctive and affecting documentary...
Top Critic
November 13, 2018
The film is unfailingly sympathetic to the diva at its center. It accepts her status as a legend and does its best to enhance it.
November 6, 2018
What emerges is a portrait of a woman of extraordinary natural gifts and work ethic, who was pressured to become a superstar by her mother and then her husband, instead of a conventional homemaker and mother.
November 5, 2018
The least we can do is enjoy the fruits of her sacrifice, her rich and enormous legacy of live and studio recordings. "Maria by Callas" is a forceful reminder and an invitation to do that.
July 23, 2019
A well-researched, personal and fascinating documentary.
June 13, 2019
Having rescued these elements with discreet application, the documentary María por Callas amply fulfills its best purposes. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 29, 2019
In his directorial debut, photographer Tom Volf brings his keen eye for framing a message to creating a solid narrative momentum for a film that's essentially all footage and dialogue that already exists.
May 24, 2019
If you don't have any idea about Maria Callas's life or work, this film won't explain you anything... This is a film made by fans for fans, with a great work of investigation and compilation of materials. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 22, 2019
Every good diva deserves a doc portrait.
May 14, 2019
A fun and informative film on a true diva. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 12, 2019
Despite incurring certain thematic conventions of biographical and idolatrous documentaries, Maria by Callas is a testament of humanity. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 18, 2019
Maria By Callas paints a warm, touching portrait of the legendary Maria Callas, as a person as well as offering a sampling of her work and an overview of her career.
April 15, 2019
We tend to think of paparazzi as a modern invention but Volf's film proves otherwise, with Callas in a scrum of cameras and reporters every time she steps off a plane or from a car.
March 20, 2019
This beautiful portrait of Maria Callas is an homage to her trajectory that time would not be able to erase. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 14, 2019
This documentary is a tribute. [Full review in Spanish]
March 13, 2019
A fascinating and hypnotic documentary. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 13, 2019
Director Tom Volf gives dynamism to the film, and entertains an audience understood or not in lyrical singing. [Full Review in Spanish]
February 22, 2019
Always filmed in full glamour gear, with that flick of eyeliner and a wardrobe to kill for, Callas comes across as warm, thoughtful, self-aware and melancholy.
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