Mozart's Sister
Mozart's Sister (2011)

A speculative account of Maria Anna "Nannerl" Mozart (Marie Feret), five years older than Wolfgang (David Moreau) and a musical prodigy in her own right. Originally the featured performer, she has given way to Wolfgang as the main… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 19, 2011
DVD Release Date: February 14, 2012
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Trevor Johnston
Time Out

Gilded authentic locations and restrained performances provide an effective setting for Féret's theory about Nannerl's talent being stifled by conventions.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

An alternately rapturous and frustrating experience.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Everything played well for me.

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Stephanie Merry
Washington Post

A meandering but transporting journey, which offers glimpses of a world as resplendent as it is stifling.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

This is a sad story in rich surroundings that makes you wonder how many women of genius were left behind.

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Chris Chang
Film Comment Magazine

Romantic and engaging-with lush musical detail throughout-this most enjoyable film is, in the end, a thoroughly demoralizing tale of female oppression.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

The music, of course, resonates. And so does this exquisite heartbreaker of a story.

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Sarah Bryan Miller
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A melancholy but utterly beautiful film.

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Philip French
Observer (UK)

A well-designed, tasteful affair.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Humanist tale of how an equally gifted child of the Mozart clan is, um, bypassed simply by dint of her sex, and how she struggles against the tide. Pillowy… More
Rico Zamora
I loved every minute of this romantic portrayal of one history's lesser-known geniuses. The film poses lots of questions about the origin of talent; the… More
Walter M.
Thirteen year old Nannerl Mozart(Marie Feret) and her ten year old brother Wolfgang(David Moreau) are on a tour of the royalty of Europe, giving musical… More