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What emerges is a far more accurate, complete and endearingly human portrait of Mozart than any documentary has ever painted. Read full review
Most of the color and zest among the movie's many talking heads comes from the refreshingly irreverent opera director Jonathan Miller. Read full review
Milos Forman's "Amadeus" (1984) is so ingrained in the popular imagination that its portrait of Mozart may never be dispelled, but this thorough and insightful 2006 documentary presents a more rounded and compelling view of the high-spirited genius. Read full review
The film sniffs mightily at Milos Forman's "Amadeus," but even if you found that film over the top and off the wall, you might find yourself wishing for a little more "Volfie" and a little less Saint Wolfgang. Read full review
Made to mark the 250th anniversary of the composer's birth last year, In Search of Mozart is challenging and exemplary. Read full review
An adamantly linear, myth-busting stride through a prodigiously talented life. Read full review
The overall effect is that of a deferential video you might find at a Mozart museum: educational, but not exactly inspiring. Read full review
Grabsky's meticulous and frequently monotonous documentary about the life and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart comes to vivid life whenever one of the many world-class musicians who sat for interviews simultaneously describes and demonstrates exactly what's so special about particular compositions. Read full review
A beautifully lensed but ploddingly paced tribute. Read full review
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