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Bradley Cooper in “Maestro” is timeless - a peak into the upcoming movie’s trailer

The trailer of Bradley Cooper’s Maestro chronicling the life of Leonard Bernstein is out

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Bradley Cooper is back on the screen with Maestro portraying the world of music and a lifelong love story. The biographical film is directed by Cooper who also stars in the titular role of legendary American composer, conductor, pianist, music educator, author, and humanitarian Leonard Bernstein. The film revolves around the relationship between Bernstein, and his wife Felicia Montealegre, played by Carey Mulligan. Cooper co-wrote the screenplay with Josh Singer and the film is produced by Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, and Cooper, among others.

Setting a promising stage

The trailer, which dropped today, offers an intriguing glimpse into what promises to be a cinematic masterpiece transcending eras. The opening frames of the trailer, right from when Bernstein (Cooper) and Montealegre (Mulligan) share a lovely moment, set in the black-and-white era are captivating. Maestro presents a compelling narrative taking the audience through the journey into the world of music, passion, and human complexity.

Cooper’s nod to delivering a stellar performance

Bradley Cooper, known for his impeccable acting prowess and innate ability to draw audiences into his characters' emotions, seems to have seamlessly slipped into the role of a composer navigating the highs and lows of artistic brilliance. The glimpse we get of his portrayal exudes an authenticity that is both refreshing and enthralling.

Attention to detail

Look out for the film's meticulous attention to period detail and set design that transports viewers to a bygone era, immersing them in the cultural tapestry of the story. The carefully curated shots in the trailer offer a glimpse into the process of music composition and the emotional turmoil that often accompanies creative genius. As Cooper's character grapples with his own demons and aspirations, audiences are bound to resonate with the raw vulnerability that is hinted at.

While story and execution take centre stage, the evocative score accompanying the trailer is proof of the film's commitment to its subject matter. The music seems to have its own character in the film as it weaves its way into the fabric of the story giving rise to a range of emotions. This synchrony between storytelling and music just adds charm to the full cinematic experience.

A Netflix film, Maestro will have a limited theatrical release on November 22, before it is made live on the streaming platform on December 20. The film is scheduled for a world premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September. In fact, the film’s New York Film Festival premiere will be held at David Geffen Hall, where Leonard Bernstein conducted for over a decade.

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