Music From the Inside Out
Music From the Inside Out (2005)

The intersection of art and life are at the core of 'Music From the Inside Out,' a provocative 90-minute musical journey through the lives of the 105 musicians of The Philadelphia Orchestra. It is the Orchestra's first film… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 22, 2005
DVD Release Date: March 27, 2007
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Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly

The result is 90 minutes in the company of some of the nicest and most boring people you can imagine ever having a movie made about them.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Those who prefer a little meat on their documentary bones may come away hungry.

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Paul Chambers

A couple of moments worth watching with some insightful thoughts on what makes musicians tick. But, the overwhelming majority of the film does't inspire or entertain. Paul Chambers, CNN.

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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic

We hear all kinds of comments -- about personal satisfactions, dissatisfactions, rewards.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Music from the Inside Out is not so much about the people, but about what they create, and it's at its most effective when the talking stops.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis's the musical journey more than the final destination that pulls us along.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

It doesn't attempt to neatly summarize the musical experience. Anker gives the players free rein to express their wonderment.

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Joshua Kosman
San Francisco Chronicle

The composite picture it offers of the performing life is still unforgettable.

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Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat

...undramatic and exceedingly pleasant, like eavesdropping at a dinner of intelligent craftspeople trading their best anecdotes.

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