‘Nico 1988’, Biopic About Velvet Underground Singer, To Open Venice Horizons

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Italian director Susanna Nicchiarelli's Nico 1988, a biopic about Velvet Underground lead singer Christa Paffgen, better known as Nico, is set to open the
Venice Film Festival's Horizon section. The film will have its world premiere on the fest's opening day on August 30 in Sala Darsena. The film stars Danish multihyphenate Trine Dyrholm, who started out as a singer and who won the 2016 Berlin Golden Bear for her work in Thomas Vinterberg's The Commune. She'll star as…