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Seymour: An Introduction: EW review

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Robin Holland

Seymour: An Introduction

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
81 minutes
release date:
03/13/15
Limited Release Date:
03/13/15
Wide Release Date:
03/13/15
performer:
Seymour Bernstein, Ethan Hawke
director:
Ethan Hawke
genre:
Documentary, Biography, Music

We gave it a B

Director Ethan Hawke brings a shaggy, Linklaterish grace to this documentary profile of 87-year-old piano master—and philosopher king—Seymour Bernstein. Hawke’s gaze is too adoring, but the solitary sight of Bernstein putting together his foldout couch/bed in his one-room apartment is as poignant as his recital of the “Moonlight” Sonata. B

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