The Young Romantic: A Portrait of Yundi Li

The Young Romantic: A Portrait of Yundi Li
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The Young Romantic: A Portrait of Yundi Li
Canada, 2008, 88 Minute Running Time
US Premiere
Topics: Dance/Music, Documentary
Programs: Best of the Fest, True Stories
Language: English

At age 25, classical piano virtuoso Yundi Li has already accomplished what most musicians can only dream of. Trailing the intense, charismatic artist as he prepares for a monumental concert with the Berlin Philharmonic, Sweete's poetic documentary relishes in the grandeur of classical performance and the behind-the-scenes work that goes into it.

DIRECTOR: Barbara Willis Sweete
Producer: Niv Fichman, Jessica Daniel, Barbara Willis Sweete
Editor: Robert Swartz
Cinematographer: Milan Podsedly
Principal Cast: With: Yundi Li
Filmography: Five Days in September (2005), The Tale of the Magic Flute (2005), The Firebird (2003), Perfect Pie (2002)
Print Source: Rhombus International

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