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The Silence Before Bach (Die Stille vor Bach) Reviews

Maitland McDonagh
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

November 17, 2011
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

September 7, 2011
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The Silence Before Bach is a movie in which to take refuge, and it abjures the summer heat of pop culture for a cool and lasting immersion in the miracles that people are and can create.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 4/4

August 20, 2009
Ted Fry
Seattle Times
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The engaging enigma of The Silence Before Bach demonstrates an artistic wisdom that is as satisfying as it is challenging.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

August 1, 2008
Jan Stuart
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The demolition of the music bio-pic as witnessed by Todd Haynes' I'm Not There and the parody Walk Hard continues robustly with this time-tripping melange from Spanish director Pere Portabella.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

January 31, 2008
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Provide[s] gorgeous lensing and art direction and some of the world's most beautiful music.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

January 30, 2008
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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Like the music it celebrates, this is a film made in glory of the world.

| Original Score: 4/5

January 30, 2008
Maitland McDonagh
Time Out New York
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A slippery formal exercise of the kind that divides viewers into the enthralled and the infuriated.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/4

January 30, 2008
Ronnie Scheib
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Arguably stronger conceptually than visually, surreal mix of the unexpected and the banal is definitely not to everybody's taste. But the music is inarguably sublime.

Full Review Source: Variety

January 29, 2008
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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At once cerebral film essay and unsweetened ear candy, Pere Portabella's The Silence Before Bach is nearly as tough to categorize as its maker.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

January 29, 2008
Richard Brody
New Yorker
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Brings Bach's music to life with a mysterious, magnificent blend of drama, documentary, and quasi-surrealist whimsy.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

January 24, 2008
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