After a barrage of festivals, large crowds and drinking beer on the
streets into the wee hours, were quite content to wile away the summer
in dark, air conditioned movie theatres.
Well be starting our repose at the Cinéma
du Parc for Scott Hicks’ feature documentary Glass: A Portrait
of Philip in Twelve Parts. Hicks followed the star composer for 18
months as he celebrated his 70th birthday and travelled the globe
meeting up with famous pals Ravi Shankar and Martin Scorsese. The film
is a fascinating look at the mans complex personality and his creative
Thatll keep us out of trouble, for two hours anyway.
Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts, August 1-7, Cinéma
du Parc, 3575 Parc Ave., Montreal, 514-281-1900, www.cinemaduparc.com