Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn

  • Canada

An enigmatic musical poet, world-renowned pianist Glenn Gould continues to captivate twenty-seven years after his untimely death.

Intimately revealing the man behind the myth, Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould casts a fresh light on the mysterious pianist whose ideas were as controversial, and his private life as passionate, as his music.

Featuring never-before seen footage of Gould, photographs and excerpts from his private home recordings and diaries, plus personal memories from Gould's most intimate friends and lovers, some who have never spoken about him publicly before.

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  • Original title
    Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Michèle Hozer & Peter Raymont
  • Editing
    Michèle Hozer
  • Music
    Walter Corbett
  • Sound
    Bruce Cameron
  • Year
  • Country
    • Canada
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • 2009 Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
    • 2009 Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada
    • 2009 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • 2009 Atlantic International Film Festival, Canada
    • 2010 Kingston Film Festival, Canada
    • 2010 Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival, Greece
    • 2010 Bermuda International Film Festival, Bermuda
    • 2010 Honolulu Film Festival, USA
    • 2010 Full Frame Film Festival, USA
    • 2010 Sarasota Film Festival, USA
    • 2010 Minnesota International Film Festival, USA
    • 2010 Seattle International Film Festival, USA
    • 2010 Yorkton Film Festival, Canada
    • 2010 Sydney International Film Festival, Australia
    • 2010 Biografilm Festival, Italy
    • 2010 Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK
    • 2010 Jecheon International Music and Film Festival, Korea
    • 2010 International Documentary Association Awards
    • Won Silver Lei Award
    • Won Golden Sheaf Award for Best Arts and Culture Doc
    • Nominated for Best Music Documentary Award is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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