American Masters - Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For LoveAbout the Film
This hugely entertaining documentary tracks the supernova career of one of our most beloved modern composers. Touched with an extraordinary musical gift, Hamlisch went from a Julliard-enrolled protégé at age of six, to the young film composer of such classics as THE WAY WE WERE and THE STING, to writing then Broadway’s most successful show of all time, A CHORUS LINE. A real showman with a love for theatrics, Hamlisch became a household name, a rare distinction for a composer. Don’t miss this rousing biographical portrait, bursting with Hamlisch’s hit music and featuring interviews with dozens of performing legends.
About the Director
Dori is a four-time Tony-winning Broadway producer and an award-winning director, producer and writer of film and television. Dori’s films include: SHOWBUSINESS: THE ROAD TO BROADWAY, CAROL CHANNING: LARGER THAN LIFE, GOTTA DANCE, and SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED. Dori’s Broadway productions include: WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? ('13, Tony Award); LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL (Olivier Award); THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE (Tony Award); THE CRUCIBLE; ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST (Tony Award); and FOOL MOON (Tony Award). Dori produced and/or supervised over 50 feature, special f/x and/or animated productions, including Isaac Mizrahi’s UNZIPPED, DIRTY DANCING, Jim Henson's MUPPETVISION 3-D.