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Seymour: An Introduction
Archived: Seymour: An Introduction (2014)

director: Ethan Hawke

With: Seymour Bernstein, Jiyang Chen, Ethan Hawke, a.o.

duration: 84 minutes
Film Fest Gent - Seymour: An Introduction

A captivating portrait of Seymour Bernstein, an American pianist and composer who abandoned his highly successful concert career at the age of 50 to focus entirely on teaching. Ethan Hawke accidentally meets this unique man and a close friendship rapidly emerges between the two, resulting in this moving documentary.


director: Ethan Hawke
producer: Ryan Hawke
Editor: Anna Gustavi
Cinematography: Ramsey Fendall

production company: Room 5 Films

More info

dialogue: English
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
country: United States of America
year: 2014

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ETHAN HAWKE (1970): Straight to One (1994, short), Chelsea Walls (2001), The Hottest State (2006), Seymour: An Introduction (2014).

Technical Specs

sound: Dolby Digital SRD
format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35


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