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The Maestro (2018)

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After the Second World War, budding film composer Jerry Herst moves to Hollywood to study with infamous master teacher Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

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Adam Cushman

Writer:

C.V. Herst
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Credited cast:
Alex Essoe ... Cyd Charisse
Xander Berkeley ... Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Sarah Clarke ... Clara Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Bobby Campo ... Gene Kelly
Mackenzie Astin ... Sam Herst
Kristen Gutoskie ... Estelle Oppenheimer
Jon Polito ... Herbert Englehart
William Russ ... Abe Herst
Lenny von Dohlen ... Luc (Rejected Student)
John White ... Jerry Goldsmith
Jonathan Cherry ... Ray
Omar Doom ... Stanley Kubrick
Christopher Redman ... The Poet
Kim Bubbs ... Colette
Michael Johnston ... Pietro Castelnuovo-Tedesco
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After the Second World War, budding film composer Jerry Herst moves to Hollywood to study with infamous master teacher Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

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There is an odd Addams Family connection, as both of the sons of the only actors to play Gomez Addams - Mackenzie Astin and Raul S. Julia - appear in the film. See more »

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As he often didn't receive credit for his work, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco is credited first at the end of the film for being the composer - as his compositions are used throughout the film See more »

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Beautiful movie
26 February 2019 | by sbouhelalSee all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie, Xander Berkeley is the perfect person to portray Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco! Mr. Berkeley is always is so believable in any character he plays! This movie is a timeless piece of art. Xanders portrayal along with all the details of that era transported me back into time as though I was watching this take place in real time. I am so happy to have seen it! It saddens me to know that the film industry senselessly and purposely forgot to honor such a wonderful composers work. Genius film and genuine heartfelt work by all talents that were involved! Thank you for telling his story! LOVE, LOVED, LOVED It!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 2018 (USA) See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,080, 17 February 2019
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