Mahler (1974)

This film focuses on the life of Austrian composer Gustav Mahler, while tackling the touchy dilemma of Mahler's Jewishness in the anti-Semitic atmosphere of 19th-century Vienna. He converts to Christianity, which has no effect on his… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 4, 2006
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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

This is filmmaking -- and filmmaking of a kind we've rarely seen.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Though the film like Mahler's music is clearly not for everyone it, nevertheless, rises in a crescendo of brilliant spectacle to overwhelm the usual timid biopic.

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Shane Burridge

MAHLER's preponderance with visuals reminds us that Russell is more of a technical director than an actor's director

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