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Wagner & Me (2012)

TOMATOMETER

Average Rating: 6.4/10
Reviews Counted: 14
Fresh: 11
Rotten: 3

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

Average Rating: 6.1/10
Reviews Counted: 9
Fresh: 6
Rotten: 3

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

AUDIENCE SCORE

Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 348

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Stephen Fry's quest begins in southern Germany where he is granted unique access to Bayreuth's legendary annual Wagner festival. In Switzerland he discovers the origins of Wagner's masterpiece The Ring. In Bavaria he marvels at the fairytale castle inspired by Wagner's music, and in St Petersburg learns why Wagner fascinated Russian audiences. But Fry also confronts the composer's dark side. In Nuremberg he investigates how Hitler appropriated Wagner's music, and in London meets a cellist who … More

Rating:
Unrated
Genre:
Documentary
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In Theaters:
Box Office:
$37.7k
Runtime:
First Run Features - Official Site


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Critic Reviews for Wagner & Me

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (9) | Fresh (11) | Rotten (3)

Ultimately, the music that Fry first heard as a child "on my father's gramophone" comes first for him, and much of the pleasure of "Wagner & Me" is that Fry lets us see how art transforms him.

Full Review… | January 24, 2013
Seattle Times
Top Critic

The passion that Fry and company feel for Wagner's work keeps them from the measured appraisal this film needs. They hear him, but they don't see him.

Full Review… | December 11, 2012
Boston Globe
Top Critic

In addition to the magnificent music, the movie takes its rumpled charm from Fry's unfeigned fanboy manner.

Full Review… | December 7, 2012
New York Post
Top Critic

The director, Patrick McGrady, gracefully alternates interviews and biographical passages with stirring lyrical musical sequences.

Full Review… | December 6, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

Even those impervious to Wagner's music will find it difficult to resist Fry's charm.

Full Review… | December 6, 2012
Variety
Top Critic

An exuberant and deeply personal documentary about the allure and the legacy of the German composer's work.

Full Review… | December 6, 2012
NPR
Top Critic

Through the infectious enthusiasm of host Stephen Fry [the film] might even light the flame for others unfamiliar with Wagner.

Full Review… | December 7, 2012
Paste Magazine

The composer has no better advocate than Fry.

Full Review… | December 6, 2012
Film-Forward.com

Highly entertaining and informative exploration of the great, if undeniably difficult, composer Richard Wagner.

Full Review… | December 6, 2012
Film Journal International

Even when Wagner & Me seems uneven as an art historical study, it's fairly successful as a travelogue.

Full Review… | December 4, 2012
Slant Magazine

The conundrum of a love of music tainted with Nazism.

Full Review… | March 2, 2011
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