Diva Dolorosa (DVD)

Directed by Peter Delpeut

Release Year: 1999
Running Time: 70
UPC: 795975109932
Color Type: Tinted B&W
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Directed by Peter Delpeut

“A rarity-packed treat for opera and silent-film buffs!”
- Variety

In this mesmerizing collage of silent Italian melodrama, found-footage filmmaker Peter Delpeut (Lyrical Nitrate) affectionately captures the spirit of the World War One-era cinema diva. In all-but-lost gems such as La donna nuda (1914), and Tigre reale (1916), superstars such as Lyda Borelli and Pina Menichelli portrayed heroines teetering dangerously between defiant indulgence in sexual passion and hysterical remorse at their own cruelties. Delpeut’s inventive celebration of Black Romanticism is both striking and heartbreaking in its composition —a beautifully woven narrative of tempted fate and self-torment, elegantly guided by Loek Dikker’s original score. Zeitgeist Films is proud to present Delpeut’s stunningly experimental work in all its heaving bosomed, luridly tinted glory.


DVD Extras Include:

- Historical essay by noted film scholar Angela Dalle Vacche, author of Diva: Defiance and Passion in Early Italian Cinema
- Statement from director Peter Delpeut
- Italian film diva photo gallery


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