If one is an anomaly, two is a coincidence, and three is a trend, then Ron Howard might strictly become a music documentarian after “Pavarotti” hits theaters.
The documentary about the legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti comes on the heels of Howard’s “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week” and “Made in America,” a look at Jay-Z’s music festival of the same name.
“Look at the way music has become so important in the medium in general, whether it’s scripted or documentary. I think it’s something to rally an audience around. Technology is such that we can offer a kind of concert experience,” Howard told Variety at a screening of the film on Wednesday at CAA in Los Angeles. “Our intention was to make this as much of an opera as it a human-interest story about Pavarotti.”
“Pavarotti” arrives in theaters on June 7.
Read the story at Variety.
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