Read What Critics Thought of New Pavarotti Documentary

The Verdict   Read What Critics Thought of New Pavarotti Documentary
The Ron Howard–directed film, which looks at the life of the Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti, hits cinemas June 7.
Luciano Pavarotti
Luciano Pavarotti Courtesy CBS Films

Luciano Pavarotti left behind an operatic legacy the world remembers fondly, and now it’s cemented on film thanks to Ron Howard’s new documentary about the Italian tenor.

Pavarotti, released by CBS films and in theatres June 7, takes a look at the King of High Cs with backstage concert and performance footage along with interviews by family and friends, including his wife Nicoletta and U2’s Bono.

Watch: An Exclusive Clip From Ron Howard's Pavarotti Documentary

Read what critics had to say about the new film below. Check back for updates.

The Boston Globe (Peter Keough)

The Hollywood Reporter (Todd McCarthy)

IndieWire (David Ehrlich)

The San Francisco Chronicle (Mick LaSalle)

Screen International (Tim Grierson)

Slant (Derek Smith)

Variety (Owen Gleiberman)

The Wrap (Todd Gilchrist)

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