n°257/ Dalida 64

January 2017

by Nathalie Azoulai

It happened in 1964, some physical metamorphosis that changed some plump Egyptian bimbo into a slender Oriental beauty that France would love under the name of Dalida. With a biopic just released on January, 11, the gay icon is about to regain a bigger scope, as to seduce both men and women, boys and girls, old and young people. Probably because of this Eastern-Western porosity, this dark blonde thing she epitomizes, this masculine femininity and above all, the dark glam her life reaches up to, stepping over again and again dead beloved bodies...