Wagner & Me Poster

Wagner & Me

Release Date: December 7th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
Actor-writer Stephen Fry explores his passion for the works of controversial composer Richard Wagner and tries to separate his love for the music from its associations with anti-Semitism and Nazi Germany.



Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

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  • Patrick McGrady's documentary strains to reconcile its conflicting moods, but Fry's gushing enthusiasm for the subject is ultimately if sometimes queasily infectious. show more

  • 80

    Somehow, without soft-pedaling the nastier angles of Wagner's life and legacy, Wagner & Me lands on the side of joy and defiance - broadly speaking, Fry decides not to let the terrorists win. show more

  • In addition to the magnificent music, the movie takes its rumpled charm from Fry's unfeigned fanboy manner. show more

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