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John Adams: A Portrait and Concert of American Music

2000 Rated NR 2hr 14m

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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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1


French, Spanish (Neutral), German, Japanese

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 5.0, English: DTS 5.1 Surround, English: PCM Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.