God's Fiddler: Jascha Heifetz - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

God's Fiddler: Jascha Heifetz Reviews

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety
November 11, 2011
Once Heifetz becomes a household name, Rosen struggles mightily to milk drama not from his musical genius, but from his relatively unremarkable personal life.
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
November 10, 2011
Music aficionados will thrill to see these clips unearthed, but even they may wonder whether a televised special might have been the most appropriate venue.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
November 10, 2011
The film, though generous with doses of Heifetz in performance, isn't entirely successful at illuminating the man.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
November 8, 2011
His lightning-fast fingers can't fail to impress even those unschooled in the classical idiom, but when not center stage, Heifetz proves a far more elusive figure, firmly out of the grasp of Rosen's film.