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Volare - La grande storia di Domenico Modugno
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The incredible story of Domenico Modugno who, from a little town in Apulia, went on to conquer the hearts of the entire world with his famous song Nel blu dipinto di blu (in the blue [sky], painted blue), better known as Volare (flying). Giuseppe Fiorello is a perfect choice for playing Modugno, given his talent as both actor and singer.

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Volare - La grande storia di Domenico Modugno - Ep. 2 - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Domenico is back from cold Canada. He goes to see his friends at Cinecittà to catch up.

Volare - La grande storia di Domenico Modugno - Ep. 2 - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Mimmo is very happy to be back in Italy, and with Franca. His next task is to audition for Gramitto in Milan.

Volare - La grande storia di Domenico Modugno - Ep. 2 - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

This visit to Gramitto is a bit different from the others. Mimmo has a big surprise for Franca.

Volare - La grande storia di Domenico Modugno - Ep. 2 - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Domenico hears some tragic news on the radio and it inspires him to express his grief in a song: Vecchio frac (old tuxedo), which later became a hit. He shares his mourning and memories with Franca.

Volare - La grande storia di Domenico Modugno - Ep. 2 - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Mimmo is describing the moment in which he and Franca take their relationship to another level and when he also finds the rhyme he'd been looking for in the song he'd been writing. Later, during the recording session of Vecchio frac, he finds out the censors have been at work and want him to change the lyrics.

Volare - La grande storia di Domenico Modugno - Ep. 2 - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Mimmo begins telling about his honeymoon, which was very short and simple and included his friends Riccardo and Rosi. A flashback takes us to the Modugno living room in Rome, where they all watch a little black and white TV where the famous presenter Mike Bongiorno is hosting a game show. Conversation turns to work and they talk about the future.

Volare - La grande storia di Domenico Modugno - Ep. 2 - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

In Paris, Mimmo and Franca are having a rough time getting by. But that doesn't stop Mimmo from wanting to have a good time. They don't agree on the right path to take.

Volare - La grande storia di Domenico Modugno - Ep. 2 - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Domenico gets an impromptu chance to sing in Italian for a French audience, and it goes well. Not well enough, however, and he is still depressed and feeling uninspired.

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