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Deconstructing Dad: The Music, Machines and Mystery of Raymond Scott (2012)

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DECONSTRUCTION DAD the feature-length documentary, is a music-filled biographical film about the life and work of Raymond Scott. It also is a personal investigation into the father/son dynamic - what it means to have a famous father obsessed with his work and the consequent impact on the parent/child relationship


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 13th, 2012 (Limited), released as Deconstructing Dad: The Music Machines and Mystery of Raymond Scott
Running Time: 98 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Musicians, Inventor
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Waterfall Films
Production Countries: United States

Documentary Subject(s)

Raymond Scott    Himself


John Williams    Himself
Jeff Winner    Himself
Gert-Jan Blom    Herself
Irwin Chusid    Himself
Herb Deutsch    Himself
Mark Mothersbaugh    Himself
D.J. Spooky    Himself
Greg Ford    Himself
Will Freidwald    Himself
Pearl Warnow Winters    Herself
Hal Willner    Himself
Caolyn Makover    Herself

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Production and Technical Credits

Stan Warner    Producer
Stan Warnow    Cinematographer
Stan Warnow    Editor
Jeff Winner    Co-Producer
Scott SanGiacomo    Animation Sequence
Paul Urmson    Post-Production Sound Mixer

Looking for Authentic Limited Releases

July 13th, 2012

It is not a super busy week for limited releases, but there are a few that have a shot at success. The Imposter is earning nearly perfect reviews, but it is a documentary, and that hurts its box office chances. Easy Money and Farewell, My Queen are also earning overwhelmingly positive reviews, but they are both foreign language films, and that usually limits box office numbers as well. Trishna doesn't quite have the same reviews, but I think it will still top the per theater chart. More...

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