Aria (1987)

Ten great directors. One unforgettable film. The most sensual experience you'll ever have in a movie theater.

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Ten short pieces directed by ten different directors, including Ken Russell, Jean-Luc Godard, Robert Altman, Bruce Beresford, and Nicolas Roeg. Each short uses an aria as soundtrack/sound (Vivaldi, Bach, Wagner), and is an interpretation of the particular aria.

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  • John Hurt

    as The Actor
  • Theresa Russell

    as King Zog
  • Bridget Fonda

    as Lover
  • Buck Henry

    as Preston
  • Elizabeth Hurley

    as Marietta
  • Stephanie Lane

    as Baroness
  • Beverly D'Angelo

    as Gilda
  • Anita Morris

    as Phoebe
  • Albie Selznick

    as Bell Boy
  • Tilda Swinton

    as Young Girl
  • Julie Hagerty

  • Sophie Ward

    as The Young Girl (segment "I pagliacci"
Directing Jean-Luc Godard Director
Directing Bruce Beresford Director
Writing Bruce Beresford Writer
Production Sigurjón Sighvatsson Associate Producer
Costume & Make-Up Sandy Powell Costume Design
Directing Robert Altman Director
Writing Robert Altman Writer
Directing Nicolas Roeg Director
Writing Nicolas Roeg Writer
Directing Julien Temple Director
Writing Julien Temple Writer
Crew Grover Dale Choreographer
Directing Ken Russell Director
Writing Ken Russell Writer
Directing Franc Roddam Director
Writing Franc Roddam Writer
Directing Charles Sturridge Director
Writing Charles Sturridge Writer
Writing Don Boyd Writer
Directing Derek Jarman Director
Writing Derek Jarman Writer
Directing Bill Bryden Director
Writing Bill Bryden Writer
Camera Antony Armstrong-Jones Still Photographer