“I Am Not a Rock Star”

IAmNotARockStar

This is a wonderful movie: a documentary about a piano prodigy named Marika Bournaki, from Quebec, that follows her artistic development and career from the ages of 12 to 20. There is a profound courtesy in the way Marika’s family, friends, and teachers interact with one another; when conflict arises, there is no rebellion; instead, there is listening and often poignant adjustment. The music and the feelings of surprise this movie evokes are both beautiful.

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