From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

1981 NR 1h 55m DVD

From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

1981 NR 1h 55m DVD
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In 1979, acclaimed classical violinist Isaac Stern was invited to perform concerts in China and gave a series of master classes to Chinese musicians in Shanghai -- an extraordinary cultural exchange chronicled in this classic documentary.
Isaac Stern, David Golub, Ching-Ling Soong, Leonard Woodcock
Murray Lerner
Full Screen 1.33:1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
age 9+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 9+
age 9+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China is an Academy Award-winning documentary about violin virtuoso Isaac Stern's groundbreaking visit to China in June 1979 during a time when such visits from Westerners (and foreigners in general) were rare.

Sexual Content

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Social Behavior

Music can be a wonderful bridge between differences in culture and ideology, and can help bring people together.


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Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

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  • Age appropriate
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  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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