Critics Say


For Parents



By aaljmz
Written October 11, 2013
I thought the movie was wonderful. I knew nothing about the artist and the music.and how he lived and the imagination to paint the way he did without having the surroundings that he put into the paintings. There should be more movies like this profiling other artists who did such wonderful work.
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By lindaslookout
Written October 11, 2013
A quiet but passionate exploration of Vermeer, his contemporaries, and their depiction of music as part of the lives of the time and what it signified. Beautifully done.
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By lord jeff
Written September 20, 2014
If you like Vermeer, you'll love this movie. A chance to see most of the extant paintings in one place, accompanied with period music and fine commentary by experts.
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Vermeer and Music

By hpkagey
Written September 21, 2014
Well done documentary concentrating primarily on a set of Vermeer's paintings in the National Gallery , London. Good interviews and discussions of these, and a few other pieces of the period.
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If you love fine art....

By SS36
Written October 12, 2013
This film was concise and interesting. It gave a snapshot into the amazing work of Vermeer and illuminated facts regarding the period in which he lived. The quality of images was outstanding. I did enjoy the film as I am a "seasoned" art educator. The content is appropriate for all ages but the movie is too long for kids and lacking in "entertaining action" to keep them focused.
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