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Itzhak

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Available for screenings until

Jan 01, 2030

Available for screenings in

United States of America

Brought to you by

Greenwich Entertainment

About the film

From Schubert to Strauss, Bach to Brahms, Mozart to…Billy Joel, Itzhak Perlman’s violin playing transcends mere performance to evoke the celebrations and struggles of real life. Director Alison Chernick’s (The Jeff Koons Show, Matthew Barney: No Restraint) new documentary provides an intimate, cinéma vérité look at the remarkable life and career of this musician, widely considered the world’s greatest violinist. Features new interviews with the world-renowned violinist, his family, friends and colleagues including Billy Joel, Alan Alda, pianist Martha Argerich and cellist Mischa Maisky.

Genre

Documentary

Runtime

1h 23m

Released

2018

Director

Alison Chernick

Producer

Alison Chernick

Cast

Itzhak Perlman, Toby Perlman, Alan Alda, Billy Joel

Awards & recognition

DOC NYC 2017

Official Selection

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2018

Best of Fest Winner

Hamptons International Film Festival 2017

Official Selection

Miami Jewish Film Festival 2018

Audience Award Winner

What people are saying

A musical masterpiece. Captures the life, work and heritage of world-famous violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Vicki Leopold

Atlanta Jewish Times

Briskly entertaining.

Dennis Harvey

Variety

A love story on so many levels - Perlman's love of music, of the violin, of life itself.

Ray Rogers

The Hollywood Reporter

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