In Search of Mozart Reviews

September 28, 2007
This thorough and insightful 2006 documentary presents a more rounded and compelling view of the high-spirited genius.
September 28, 2007
The film effectively usurps the images left by Milos Forman's artful yet not entirely factually accurate Amadeus.
August 4, 2007
More rewarding musically than cinematically.
July 20, 2007
Educational, but not exactly inspiring.
July 20, 2007
Setting the record straight literally and figuratively, In Search of Mozart is an adamantly linear, myth-busting stride through a prodigiously talented life.
July 19, 2007
The amount of detail further enhances our understanding of both the genius and the man.
July 3, 2007
Long before the midway point, the sheer volume of verbiage becomes oppressive and repetitive.
May 18, 2007
Phil Grabsky's eloquent documentary In Search of Mozart seems certain to delight music lovers yet also engages the attention of one woefully lacking in knowledge and appreciation of classical music.
May 4, 2007
Most of the color and zest among the movie's many talking heads comes from the refreshingly irreverent opera director Jonathan Miller.
April 13, 2007
Perhaps because [director] Grabsky is a filmmaker first he has discovered ways to discard conventions and show on screen what is visually interesting about making music -- its physicality.