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Seymour: An Introduction


Profoundly inspiring.

— A.O. Scott, The New York Times

A poignant guide to life.

— Eric Kohn, Indiewire

Presented by Sundance Selects | United States | Mar 13th, 2015 | 81 MINS | PG

Meet Seymour Bernstein: a virtuoso pianist, veteran New Yorker, and true original who gave up a successful concert career to teach music. In this wonderfully warm, witty, and intimate tribute from his friend, Ethan Hawke, Seymour shares unforgettable stories from his remarkable life and eye-opening words of wisdom, as well as insightful reflections on art, creativity, and the search for fulfillment. A “poignant guide to life” (Indiewire) and an engaging exploration on the dedication, perseverance, and fortitude essential to creating both art and a rewarding life, Seymour: An Introduction will leave audiences uplifted and inspired.


  • Ethan Hawke


  • Ryan Hawke
  • Greg Loser
  • Heather Joan Smith