Aida (1987 film)

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Aida
Directed by Claes Fellbom
Produced by Staffan Rydén
Written by Claes Fellbom
Starring Margareta Ridderstedt, Niklas Ek, Robert Grundin
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Release date
1987
Running time
95 minutes
Language Italian, Swedish

Aida is a 1987 Swedish movie, directed by Claes Fellbom. The film is based on Giuseppe Verdi's opera, Aida .

The following is an overview of events in 1987 in film, including the highest-grossing films, award ceremonies and festivals, a list of films released and notable deaths. Paramount Pictures celebrated its 75th anniversary in 1987.

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Robert Grundin sings the part of Radamès, and the role is played by dancer Niklas Ek. Marianne Myrsten sings the part of the high priestess, played by Françoise Drapier. Thomas Annmo is the voice of the Messenger, played by Lennart Håkansson. Kerstin Nerbe was responsible for reworking the music. The film is built on a performance at the Stockholm Folk Opera in 1985.

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