Angelina Jolie's 'Gia' Turns 25: Behind the Death of the Italian

An adolescent Jolie played the real-life Carangi, considered by many to be the world's first

In 1986, at the age of 26, she died from complications related to AIDS.

As one of her first-ever film roles, Mila Kunis played a younger version of Carangi in Gia.

Among them were Faye Dunaway, Mercedes Ruehl, Elizabeth Mitchell, and Scott Cohen.

Michael Cristofer (Mr. Robot) directed and co-wrote the film with Jay McInerney, 78.

From Gia Carangi's meteoric rise to her death, Gia tells the story of a top fashion model from the late 1970s

A synopsis from IMDb describes her rise "to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death.".