Night Waltz: The Music of Paul Bowles (2001)

Night Waltz: The Music of Paul Bowles
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 20mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
  • 'The Limey,' 'Election' Got the Spirit
    By: Jim Bartoo Jul 31, 2001

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 13, 2000 -- Steven Soderbergh's crime-drama "The Limey" and Alexander Payne's high school satire "Election" led the pack of (relatively) low-budget, high-expectation projects as nominations were announced Wednesday for the 15th Annual Independent Spirit Awards, honoring, yes, indie film. "The Limey" and "Election" received a field-best five nominations each. Hollywood blockbusters such as "Toy Story 2" and "The Green Mile" received zippo. (They're not indies.) With the

Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Owsley Browne III Producer ("presents") 3 3000001
Rudy Burkhardt Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000003
Gene Salvatori Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000002
Nathaniel Dorsky Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000004
Paul Bowles Music n/a 120781 8000001
Nathaniel Dorsky Editor n/a 172 7000001
David John Golia Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Owsley Browne III Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Allen Ginsberg Actor n/a 1 1000002
William S. Burroughs Actor n/a 1 1000003
Owsley Browne III Director n/a 2 2000001
Robin Burke Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
Paul Bowles Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
Examines the lesser-known musical career of 89-year-old composer Paul Bowles, most famous for writing the novel "The Sheltering Sky." Having been mentored at age 17 by composer Aaron Copland, Bowles went on to write his own musical compositions for the New York theater and art world of the 1930s and 40s. Collaborations in his early career of music included works with high profilers such as: Orson Welles, Tennessee Williams, Leonard Bernstein, Lincoln Kirstein, Merce Cunningham and Virgil Thomson. Before moving onto a successful career as a writer, Bowles' prolific output as a musician stood as an accomplished body of work in itself.
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