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Glass: A Portrait Of Philip In Twelve Parts DVD

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  • Technical Specs
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Run Time: 119 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: Koch Lorber Films
  • DVD Release Date: April 21, 2009
  • Subtitles: English
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Color: Color
  • Includes:
    Bonus Performance
    Interviews
    Deleted/Extended Scenes
    Director's Commentary Plus Booklet With Production Notes
Shine director Scott Hicks documents a year in the life of prolific composer Philip Glass in order to explore the work that goes into creating a symphony and offer a detailed overview of his subject's remarkable career. Glass may be a composer whose name is virtually synonymous with the minimalist music movement, but one shouldn't be so quick to pigeonhole the composer. A musician who is outwardly confident and at times unpredictable, Glass works tirelessly to create a composition entitled Symphony No. 8 for orchestra, as well as an opera entitled Waiting for the Barbarians. Additional conversations with Glass's family and friends highlight how the composer is able to retain his creative spirit while simultaneously remaining a devoted family man.
 
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