Netflix have released the second and main Trailer for Bradley Cooper‘s Maestro. The biopic film based on the iconic American composer Leonard Bernstein and the trailer teases a complexed genius at work.
Cooper also stars as Bernstein in a film that spans 30 years with a focus on the complicated relationship with his wife Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein (Carey Mulligan). Following his debut as the conductor for New York Philharmonic (aged 25) to take over from an sick colleague. The film will touch on also his time blacklisted for being an alleged Communist.
Off course Hollywood came knocking so did the Oscars with On The Waterfront. There was musicals most notably West Side Story, Bernstein was a activist with Vietnam War and Civil Rights. The new trailer does a good job illustrate the icons life story from his younger days in black and white to current in colour. Will they touch on his sexuality?
The film made it’s UK Premiere at BFI London Film Festival earlier this month. Freda Cooper watched the film for the site and she described it as ” a passionate, captivating, intense and fascinating film. Word that all describe Bernstein himself“. You can read Freda’s full review via link below the the trailer…
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Maestro is a towering and fearless love story chronicling the lifelong relationship between cultural icon Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein. A love letter to life and art, Maestro, at its core, is an emotionally epic portrayal of family and love.
The cast also includes Matt Bomer, Maya Hawke, Sarah Silverman, Josh Hamilton, Scott Ellis, Gideon Glick, Sam Nivola, Alexa Swinton, and Miriam Shor.
Maestro will be in select UK and Irish cinema from 24th November before heading to Netflix on 20th December.