Wagner & Me

Out Now On-Demand

Great British actor and writer Stephen Fry explores his passion for the world's most controversial German composer - Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883).

But Fry is Jewish and lost family members in the Holocaust, so can he salvage the music he loves from its dark association with anti-semitism and the Nazis? Shot on location in Germany, Switzerland and Russia, the film includes unique behind-the-scenes access to the Bayreuth Festival, the annual extravaganza of Wagner's music held in the composer's own purpose built theatre.

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Documentary, Music, Historical

89mins

Rating: G

UK, Switzerland, Russia, Germany

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Otago Daily Times (Christine Powley)

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