The Music of Strangers Synopsis
Filmmaker Morgan Neville profiles cellist Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, an eclectic group of musicians who tour worldwide.
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The Music of Strangers

By vshabatay
This is a brilliant, captivating film, so essential to the times in which we live. It is music that claims these musicians from all over the world; it is the world that challenges them. Faced with...

Exceptionally Good!

By Joanne Munro
Wasn't too sure what to expect- but this movie was pure joy! Yo Yo Ma is an engaging story teller- humble yet philosophical. The human stories of the musicians were so heartfelt and interesting.. I...

The Music of Strangers

By gowithflo2
This was a very intense story that shows the humanity of world class musicians who create amazing music from what one would expect are incompatible places in the world. Yo Yo Ma's creativity and...

Music Knows No Bounds Nor Borders

By sftony
Beautifully done. Exquisite. And so timely considering world events....

The Music of Strangers

By llong63
The Music of Strangers is an exciting party of a movie, careening around the world's music cultures which are represented by outstanding performers. Yo Yo Ma has collected a group of stars who love...

By tasteful1
Loved this movie on so many levels! a must see!!...

The Music of Strangers

By roschned
Fabulous!!!! 5 stars!...

the music of strangers

By susique245
great film--wonderful story and music. interesting personal stories of musicians, esp. from Spain, Iran and Syria. Great commentary from Yo Yo Ma's son. Yo Yo Ma is so much more than a musician. ...

A musical and biographical treat!

By peterdelp
What a surprisingly good documentary on Yo-Yo Ma's past 15 years. Wonderful music, highlites on the very different roads taken by four of the Ensemble, and the pride and longing they each bring to...


By wolfhomma
This documentary offers deep insights into the personal histories, backgrounds, and motivations of Yo Yo Ma and his collaborators. Well filmed at various Middle Eastern, East Asian, European, and...

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Rated PG-13 | For Brief Strong Language