"GENIUS WITHIN: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould" Opens September 10


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New York, NY — Lorber Films is proud to announce the US theatrical premiere of GENIUS WITHIN: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould, directed by distinguished filmmakers Michèle Hozer and Peter Raymont (Shake Hands with the Devil), the definitive documentary about one of the greatest and most enigmatic musicians of the twentieth century. The film will open on September 10 at New York's Lincoln Plaza Cinemas.

An eccentric and idiosyncratic musical poet, world-renowned pianist Glenn Gould continues to captivate twenty-eight years after his untimely death. Gould's inimitable music and writing reveal an insightful world-view that we are still unraveling, including his complex and unprecedented recording technologies. Overflowing with his original music and never before seen footage, plus exclusive interviews with friends and lovers given for the first time on film, GENIUS WITHIN: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould pierces through the myths revealing the man beneath the icon in this definitive must-see documentary.

“A must see film"—John Anderson, Variety

..."a brilliant and highly accurate piece of work..." —Penny Johnson, F Minor/The Glenn Gould Foundation

GENIUS WITHIN gifts us with an invigorating and brightly unsettling journey into the complex psyche of Glenn Gould. Through the miracle of vintage film we are lured into the dense forest of his imagination—mischievous and divine. Gould exhibits his unparallel skills, shuffles in his everpresent overcoat, and is so alive that we sense his footsteps, and feel his breath as we are assaulted by the duality of his smile."—Patti Smith, Singer/Songwriter

GENIUS WITHIN: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould (2009, Canada, 106 mins.) Directed by Michèle Hozer and Peter Raymont. Produced by Peter Raymont. Supervising Producer: Kelly Jenkins. Editor: Michèle Hozer. Director of Photography: Walter Corbett. Music performed by Glenn Gould. A White Pine Pictures production.

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