Seymour: An Introduction
|Starring||Ethan Hawke, Seymour Bernstein|
|Genre(s)||Biography, Documentary, Music|
|Producer(s)||Greg Loser, Heather Smith, Ryan Hawke|
Meet Seymour Bernstein: a virtuoso pianist, veteran New Yorker, and true original who gave up a successful concert career to teach music. In this wonderfully warm, witty, and intimate tribute from his friend, Ethan Hawke, Seymour shares unforgettable stories from his remarkable life and eye-opening words of wisdom, as well as insightful reflections on art, creativity, and the search for fulfillment. A “poignant guide to life” (Indiewire) and an engaging exploration on the dedication, perseverance, and fortitude essential to creating both art and a rewarding life, Seymour: An Introduction will leave audiences uplifted and inspired.
“A transcendent and existential journey through the life and mind of Seymour Bernstein, Seymour: An Introduction weaves an engaging portrait of a truly authentic and inspiring musical spirit,” said Heartland Film Artistic Director Tim Irwin. “Ethan Hawke’s reverent directing debut frames Seymour’s life, method and passion in a truly honorable and engaging way that will affect audiences of all ages.”