Ned Rorem: Word and Music


1h 17m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Portrait of Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer Ned Rorem, looking at the artist as he moves into his twilight years--the shadow of his own mortality reflected in the worsening illness of his longtime companion James Holmes who died of AIDS. Documents Rorem's restlessness, as he continues to wo

Film Details

Also Known As
Ned Rorem: Word & Music
Genre
Biography
Documentary
Interview
Music
Release Date
2008

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 17m

Synopsis

Portrait of Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer Ned Rorem, looking at the artist as he moves into his twilight years--the shadow of his own mortality reflected in the worsening illness of his longtime companion James Holmes who died of AIDS. Documents Rorem's restlessness, as he continues to work on new pieces (or new productions of his older ones) while inspiring a new generation of musicians and writers.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ned Rorem: Word & Music
Genre
Biography
Documentary
Interview
Music
Release Date
2008

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 17m

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Released in United States Spring April 26, 2008

Released in United States Spring April 26, 2008