The Sweetest Sound

Directed by Alan Berliner

Year: 2001
Running Time: 60
Color Type: Color
Country: U.S.
Language: English [audio]
Genres: Documentary
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The Sweetest Sound

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Alan Berliner

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Directed by Alan Berliner


In The Sweetest Sound, Alan Berliner (the filmmaker from New York) is tired of being mistaken for people who might share his name and decideds to rid himself of the dreaded Same Name Syndrome.   His solution: invite all the Alan Berliners in the world over to his house for dinner. In the end Berliner leaves us with a greater sense of the power and magic embedded in a name, and how all of our identities are inescapably shaped by what we call ourselves.

Reviews

"Charming and brilliant... funny and wise and provocative." - Austin Chronicle



Awards

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION: SXSW Film Festival

    WORLD PREMIERE: Berlin International Film Festival

    OFFICIAL SELECTION: Festival Dei Popoli

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