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John Adams: American Classic

2002 Rated NR 58m

Composer John Adams's symbiotic relationship with American culture unfolds in this documentary that spans his career. Collaborators such as Peter Sellars, Dawn Upshaw and Alice Goodman discuss Adams's talent for music -- and his penchant for courting controversy. The film explores provocative works such as "Nixon and China" and "The Death of Klinghoffer," as well as Adams's earlier material and his attitudes toward America in the new century.

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Movie Details

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

Widescreen 1.85:1


French, German

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.