"Live from Suntory Hall"09 January 1988Music76 mins
Pianist Yevgeny Kissin recorded live at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo on May 12th, 1987. Kissin's musicality, the depth and poetic quality of his interpretations have put him in the forefront of today's pianists. He makes regular recital tours of Europe, America and Asia to sold-out houses. He has performed with all the leading orchestras of the world under such conductors as Abbado, Ashkenazy, Barenboim, Davis, Gergiev, Giulini, Jansons, Karajan, Levine, Maazel, Muti, Ozawa, Solti, Svetlanov and Temirkanov. Kissin has also performed chamber music with Martha Argerich, Gidon Kremer, James Levine, Alexander Knyazev, Mischa Maisky, Thomas Quasthoff, Isaac Stern and others.
The Popes are a family who haven't been able to use their real identity for years. In the late sixties, the parents set a weapons lab afire in an effort to hinder the government's Vietnam war campaign.
A memorably bizarre screen version of Lewis Carroll's novel 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'. The original story is followed reasonably faithfully, though those familiar with this director's other films won't be the least bit surprised by the numerous digressions into Svankmajer territory, living slabs of meat and all.