Nico, 1988

Release Date: August 1st, 2018

R |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

Nico, former singer of The Velvet Underground, grapples with addiction and personal demons.

Cast: Trine Dyrholm, Sàndor Funtek, Anamaria Marinca, Karina Fernandez, Fabrizio Rongione, Calvin Demba, John Gordon-Sinclair, Thomas Trabacchi

Director: Susanna Nicchiarelli

Genres: Music , Historical drama , Biography

Production Co: Magnolia Pictures, Rai Cinema

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Deborah YoungThe Hollywood Reporter

    Dyrholm is at her multifaceted best here in the glammed-down, uglified role of an older rock ‘n' roll star on the skids. show more

  • 80
    Sarah WardScreen International

    Nicchiarelli brings broader contemplations that help lift the film beyond the usual run-through of sex, drugs, rock ’n’ roll, regrets, righting past wrongs, carving out meaningful relationships with those previously neglected along the way, and facing the future on one’s own terms. show more

  • 60
    John BleasdaleCineVue

    Danish singer and actress Trine Dyrholm plays the diva with verve and energy, in a portrait which is also something of a reevaluation. show more

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