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The Music of Strangers (2015)

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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and other international artists of The Silk Road Project discuss their philosophies on music and culture.

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Morgan Neville
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yo-Yo Ma ... Himself
Kinan Azmeh ... Himself
Kayhan Kalhor ... Himself
Cristina Pato ... Herself
Man Wu ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonathan Gandelsman Jonathan Gandelsman ... Himself
Osvaldo Golijov ... Himself
Nicholas Ma Nicholas Ma ... Himself
Bobby McFerrin ... Himself
Kevork Mourad Kevork Mourad ... Himself
Dun Tan ... Himself
Kojiro Umezaki Kojiro Umezaki ... Himself
Tong Wu Tong Wu ... Himself
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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and other international artists of The Silk Road Project discuss their philosophies on music and culture.

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Documentary | Music

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English | Mandarin | Persian

Release Date:

18 November 2016 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Sound of Silk See more »

Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,612, 12 June 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,161,574, 25 September 2016
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Stereo

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Color
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A poster for this film can be seen in The Big Bang Theory: The Line Substitution Solution (2016) when the guys are waiting in line at the theater. See more »

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Edited from From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China (1979) See more »

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It's for all of us who love music.
4 March 2017 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

Yo Yo Ma is legendary and the movie does act like somewhat of a biography of the man, but it's real focus is creating this orchestra that brings together music from many different nations and many different cultures to see how they would sound all as one. So the film gives us good music and a good message about coming together.

While Ma is most likely the most well known of these musicians (At least for me, anyway) The movie does do a profile of a few of the other musicians as well.

But for the most part, it's an excellent conceptual film that introduces all different types of music in the world and the people who make it and how that music can work as one.

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