John Adams: A Portrait and Concert of American Music
Peer into the world of contemporary composer John Adams with this documentary that blends performance footage with insightful interviews and commentary from his collaborators and the master himself. Highlights include performances of Adams's Grammy Award-winning operas "Nixon in China" and "El Niño" and excerpts from Penny Woolcock's film adaptation of "The Death of Klinghoffer." Works by Steve Reich and Conlon Nancarrow are also performed.
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- Bob Coles
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1Subtitles
French, Spanish (Neutral), German, JapaneseClosed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.0, English: DTS 5.1 Surround, English: PCM StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it