• Released
  • November 2, 2012
  • (LA)
  • NR , 1 hr 24 min
  • Documentary
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Synopsis: A view into the creative mind of singer Tony Bennett as he celebrates his 85th birthday.

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80

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
In simple, blunt language he exalts "quality," "warmth," "feeling," "truth" and "beauty," without trying to define or elaborate on those...
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
This is when the movie earns its hushed exclusivity and kitschy title, when we see an art form bridge generations with a strange mixture of...
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Like with any great singer, it's often the telling pauses of the man born Anthony Benedetto that say the most in The Zen of Bennett.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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Fascinating stuff.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Fans will love its intimate mood and class-act portrayal of its subject; Dion Beebe's cinematography boasts the expected polish, but the...
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70

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
While the result is sure to appeal to the star's fans, they may find this less-than-definitive portrait distractingly arty at times, while...
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67

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
Recording "Body and Soul" with Bennet only a short period before her death, Winehouse's simultaneously effusive presence not only...
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60

Time Out New York

By David Fear
Watching the elder statesman spin ring-a-ding wisdom is one thing; witnessing his generosity to another artist who couldn't handle her own...
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Rated NR