Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993) DVD5
Glenn Gould was one of the most enigmatic performers of all time. He is arguably the most gifted and certainly the most controversial pianist ever. At the height of a brilliant career, he retired from performing at age 32. He was the H. G. Wells of the Information Superhighway; he believed in the 60s that electronics would revolutionize the arts and that there would no longer be a need for live performances. Moreover, he felt recordings were more egalitarian since people were not forced to hear what the performer played as they would in a live concert.
The movie of his life (he is played nicely by Colm Feore) is called Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould. The bizarre title comes from a innovative script where his entire life is broken into 32 disconnected vignettes of differing lengths - some lasting only seconds.

DVD5 | NTSC 16:9 | 01:33:02 | 3.63 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English (Dolby AC3, 2 ch)
Subtitles: English
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music

Director: Francois Girard
Cast: Colm Feore, Derek Keurvorst, Katya Ladan, Don McKellar, Carlo D. Rota
Country: Portugal, Canada, Finland, Netherlands

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