An enigmatic musical poet and world-renowned pianist Glenn Gould continues to captivate twenty-seven years after his untimely death. His inimitable music and writing reveal an insightful worldview that we are still unraveling his use of complex recording technologies, including manipulating recordings over dubbing, was unprecedented. Though there have been many documentaries about Gould, most are distracted by his eccentricities, focusing on the pills, gloves, and scarves while missing the man and message behind the music. Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould pierces through the myths, revealing the man beneath the icon.
Release Date: 14 February 2011
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification
Sound: Dolby Digital
Main Language: English
If you know the man you'll like it.
Unlikely to excite the rest of us, it's nevertheless a well told story of an undoubtedly talented pianist.