Starline To Sell Marina Rebeka Documentary

By Francisco Salazar

The documentary “Marina Rebeka: Blessings of Will and Talent” has been picked up by Starline.

Variety reported that the London-based company will sell the one-off documentary internationally. In a press statement Piers Nightingale, director of acquisitions at Starline noted, “While Marina Rebeka’s leading roles in ‘Norma,’ ‘La Traviata’ and ‘La Bohème,’ to name a few, have won the highest praise from taste setters like The New York Times and Opera Today, this hugely enjoyable doc brings us up close up and personal to an extraordinary talent, whose down-to-earth warmth and humor completely shatter the common ‘diva’ stereotype.”

The documentary, which tells the story of the Latvian soprano, will feature Plácido Domingo, conductors Marco Armiliato and Fabrizio Maria Carminati, tenor Juan Diego Flórez and Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani. was written by Ilze Strenga, directed by Zita Kaminska, and produced by Ieva Rozentale and Artis Dobrovolskis.