Stephen Fry: Wagner & Me

1 x 90 non-fiction feature for theatrical release

Join Stephen Fry on a journey into the world of history's most controversial composer - Richard Wagner. But Stephen is Jewish - can he salvage the music he loves from its dark association with the Nazis? Filmed on location in Germany, Switzerland and Russia the film includes exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the legendary Bayreuth Festival. 

Released in UK cinemas September 2010, and officially selected for festivals including: Rhode Island (USA), Vancouver (USA), Hamburg (Germany), Cambridge (UK) and Atlanta Jewish Film Festival (USA). The film was awarded the Audience Choice Grand Prize at Rhode Island.

"Even those allergic to the music will be riveted ..." (Financial Times

"The cinematography is breathtaking" (Montreal Gazette)

"The questions posed about art and politics, propaganda, power, myth and belonging, and the sheer potency of expensive music were real and profound and touched the heart of all civilisation." (Sunday Times)

"Patrick McGrady's fine documentary ..." (Empire Online)

"a dazzling emotional rollercoaster of a documentary ..." (Vancouver International Film Festival)

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Distributor:   Wavelength Films / Picturehouses