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Olivier Messiaen: The Crystal Liturgy

2007 Rated NR 1hr 47m

Forty years ago, Time magazine hailed him as a "cornerstone composer." This documentary details the genius of Olivier Messiaen and his musical legacy. The experimental and eclectic French organist and composer created innovative pieces inspired by Greek rhythms, Hindu traditions, Catholicism and birdsong. Archival clips highlight his technique and feature excerpts of his music.

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Movie Details

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

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, German: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; cast and crew interview; excerpts from film series.