Rolando Villazón – Once Upon a Time in Mexico
A Mexican Dream
Rolando Villazón is a force, a spirit, and an instrument of what the greatness of humankind can be. His infectious energy, wholehearted nature, and absolute passion for what he does – not to mention the beauty of his voice – has catapulted him onto the biggest stages and secured his place within the world of opera. A lover of the stage, of performance, of music, and of people, there is powerful allure in his craft, but an even greater charm in his being. This film traces Villazón reliving childhood memories in his hometown of Mexico City and documents some of his performance highlights as a leading tenor in Berlin, Salzburg, and New York, alongside other great artists, including Daniel Barenboim, Placido Domingo, and Anna Netrebko.