Nico, 1988 is a film of 2017 written and directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli , which recounts the last years of life of singer and ex-model German Christa Päffgen, better known as Nico .
The film won the Horizons Award for Best Film at the 74th Venice International Film Festival . and the David di Donatello 2018 for Best Original Screenplay.
Il film ha vinto il Premio Orizzonti per il miglior film alla 74ª Mostra internazionale d’arte cinematografica di Venezia, e il David di Donatello 2018 per la miglior sceneggiatura originale.The former muse of Andy Warhol and singer of the Velvet Underground Nico , now aged and deprived of his beauty, reinvents himself as a soloist, venturing on his latest tour around Europe , trying to find meaning in his life and to reconnect the relationship with his son (never acknowledged by his father Alain Delon ), tormented by suicidal instincts.
Nico, former singer of The Velvet Underground, grapples with addiction and personal demons.
Initial release: July 18, 2018 (Germany)
Director: Susanna Nicchiarelli
Music composed by: Gatto Ciliegia contro il Grande Freddo
Nominations: David di Donatello for Best Film, MORE
Awards: David di Donatello for Best Original Screenplay, MORE
Producers: Gregorio Paonessa, Marta Donzelli, Joseph Rouschop, Valérie Bournonville