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The first part of this Academy Award-winning short consists of a behind-the-scenes look at the Los Angeles... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 
Zubin Mehta ... Himself - Conductor

Directed by
William Fertik 
Allan Miller 
 
Produced by
William Fertik .... producer
Allan Miller .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Michael A. Jones 
 
Film Editing by
Sarah Stein 
 
Sound Department
Ronald G. Cogswell .... sound mixer
 

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Blew me away THEN and NOW, 26 June 2006
Author: cellijack from United States

I first saw this movie in high school as part of a film appreciation class taught by a teacher who was WAY ahead of his time and much under appreciated. We watched it in class on an old 16mm graflex projector that was "state of the art" back then and it sounded (to us) GREAT at the time... Little beknownst to me, it was to become a landmark in my life... when I, and two friends - after "borrowing" the 16mm print "bagged class" and snuck into the media room where there was an array of equipment at our sneaky fingered disposal. We wired the speaker output through a "stereo system", shut and barred the door, (it was a small room without windows) and fired it up..... WOW!!! Three high school kids in 1974 were freaked out... IT was,and is, a magnificent film.. GREAT PHOTOGRAPHY, GREAT EMOTION, and it IS a documentary... Talk about blowing me away... "WICKED"... I talked about this film to a lot of people over the years, and just recently I had the opportunity to see it again... WOW.....it freaked me out again... WICKED!!! I am not a classical music fan.... nor in any way a musician, but just one who is in love with "the process" Anyone who knows what I am talking about by being in love with "the process" will relate to this, and relate to the LOVE that each of the artists involved with "The Bolero" have for this same process... Is it about classical music?? ....NO WAY MAN!!!! It is about the PROCESS,creativity, leadership and love... It hits the nail wickedly hard, right on the head... peace, JC

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