Susanna Nicchiarelli

Susanna Nicchiarelli – Nico, 1988 (2017)

The last year of singer Nico’s life, as she tours and grapples with addiction and personal demons.
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Everyone involved in the creation of ‘Nico, 1988′ deserves a huge amount of praise and respect for creating a film so unflinchingly honest, so authentic. Nico, eternally dressed up in others’ wardrobes, in others’ colours and artistic mirages, has finally been depicted on screen for who she really was, and because Christa Paffgen was infinitely more fascinating than ‘Nico’ (‘Don’t call me Nico, call me by my real name’, she says early in the film to her new Mancunian manager, revealing the agenda of the filmmaking), ‘Nico, 1988’ is truly captivating. Read More »