Five years after the world premiere of his triumphant film “A Star is Born” at the Venice Film Festival, Bradley Cooper is back on the Lido with Maestro. However, due to the SAG-AFTRA strike, the director and star are only here in spirit.
That didn’t stop the film, which tells the story of legendary conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein (Cooper) and his 25-year marriage to Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein (Carey Mulligan), from being warmly greeted with a nearly ten-minute greeting during his sala will be a great demonstration.
At the end of tonight’s film, members of Bernstein’s family kept the beat going:
“Maestro” is Cooper’s directorial follow-up to “A Star Is Born” and centers on Bernstein’s decades-long relationship with his wife Felicia, played by Carey Mulligan.
Set to debut on Netflix following premieres at the Venice and New York Film Festivals, Maestro has faced some controversy over prosthetics, which makeup artist Kazu Hiro spoke about at the film’s press conference in Venice today.
In his review, Deadline’s Pete Hammond called Maestro “a complex story of a man who can’t quite define the intersection between his art and his personal life but seems to thrive on ambiguity, a larger-than-life and formidable personality who isn’t at all sugar-coated.” is.” in this captivating setting.”