• Deconstructing Dad: The Music, Machines and Mystery of Raymond Scott (2012)

Deconstructing Dad: The Music, Machines and Mystery of Raymond Scott

Release Date: July 13th, 2012

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Filmmaker Stan Warnow profiles his father Raymond Scott, a musician, composer, inventor and electronic-music pioneer.

Director: Stanley Warnow

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    The best evidence of this troubled man's genius is provided by ample samples of his music, much of which will be familiar to fans of Warner Bros. cartoons from the '30s and '40s. show more

  • 50
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    The scattershot results, while admittedly providing plenty of fascinating details, doesn't quite do its subject justice. show more

  • 63
    Slant Magazine

    The documentary is a work of careful consideration, moral weighing, and deliberateness of craft. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com