A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy's marching band program, but things don't go according to plan.
Ali is son of a well-off family who plays the santoor (an Iranian instrument) and has earned some reputation through his concerts and teaching music but is rejected by his family because of this profession, which they despise. He falls for one of his music students but after a short blissful period, life doesn't treat him as well as before and also his addiction agonizes him in his numbered days before redemption.
Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid Midwestern community, with unexpected results.
Just as he's achieved enormous success, gifted and popular musician Ali's (Bahram Radan) heroin addiction takes its terrible toll in this poignant drama from Iran. Authorities ban him from performing publicly, and his wife, pianist Hanieh (Golshifteh Farahani), leaves him. Ali blames his failure on Hanieh, but as he continues to plunge toward the bottom, he must concede his own fault in his downfall. Darioush Mehrjui directs.
Though it was taped 16 years after the first A Man And His Music special, this final installment continues to uphold the high standards of the series, thanks in no small part to the accompaniment of the legendary Count Basie and his orchestra.
The Godfather of Soul tells his life story and features his greatest live performances.
Documentary film featuring footage with Cream & The Yardbirds. Includes music tracks Layla, Wonderful Tonight & more.
Celebrate Luciano Pavarotti's 70th birthday with this commemorative video. An exclusive documentary chronicles the maestro's life, providing a fascinating look at the renowned tenor and his amazing musical career that spans more than 40 years. This intimate portrait journeys to Pavarotti's hometown and reveals the details of the singer's relationship with The Three Tenors. Also included is a complete live Pavarotti performance filmed at La Scala.
Tracklisting 1. Introduction 2. Never Never Gonna Give You Up 3. What Am I Gonna Do With You Baby 4. Playing Your Game, Baby 5. Love Unlimited - Under The Influence Of Love 6. You See The Trouble With Me 7. You're The First, The Last, My Everything 8. I Wanna Do It Good To Ya 9. Love Unlimited - It May Be Winter Outside (But In My Heart It's Spring) 10. Just The Way You Are 11. Can't Get Enough Of Your Love Babe 12. Let The Music Play 13. Love Unlimited - I Belong To You 14. I've Found Someone 15. I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Babe 16. Black And White
In this classic 1969 documentary, the Man in Black is captured at his peak, the first of many in a looming roller-coaster career. Fresh on the heels of his Folsom Prison album, Cash reveals the dark intensity and raw talent that made him a country music star and cultural icon. Director Robert Elfstrom got closer than any other filmmaker to Cash, who is seen performing with his new bride June Carter Cash, in a rare duet with Bob Dylan, and behind the scenes with friends, family and aspiring young musicians.
This musical comedy weaves together sharp satire and heartfelt storytelling into a grand adventure. Through ten original songs, the film follows gruff explorer William Clark and his naturalist companion Meriwether Lewis as they blaze a trail to the Western waters. Along the way, they encounter the wise Sacagawea, battle the elements, and find that President Thomas Jefferson has some surprises up his sleeve.
It's a musical, magical adventure when Alex, Benji, and Kelly go on a trip to Uncle Rubato's mansion. At least, until things start disappearing. Can the kids solve the mystery?
Robert Mann has been a vital force in the world of music for more than seventy years. As founder and first violinist of the Julliard String Quartet, and as a soloist, composer, teacher, and conductor, Mann has brought a refreshing sense of adventure and discovery to chamber music performance, master classes, and orchestral performances worldwide. In Speak the Music, the 93-year-old Mann shares personal anecdotes from his childhood and musical training. Director Allan Miller combines archival performance footage, candid interviews, and glimpses into Mann's private lessons with today's most promising violinists to honor one of classical music's greatest living artists. (C) First Run
The Music Man is a 2003 American television film directed by Jeff Bleckner and starring Matthew Broderick and Kristin Chenoweth. The television production, which was broadcast by ABC on the February 16, 2003 edition of The Wonderful World of Disney, is based on the book of the 1957 stage musical by Meredith Willson, which was based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey. The musical was adapted for television by Sally Robinson. The three-hour presentation was watched by 13.1 million viewers, with a 3.8 rating/9 share in adults aged 18–49. It finished second in the first two hours and fourth in the final hour.