pars media // films // No More Wunderkind - Sergei Nakariakov
Music Documentary, 60 min, 2004
Director(s): Jan Schmidt-Garre
Co-produced by BR and ARTE
Nominated at Classique en Images
A portrait of Sergei Narkariakov, one of the world's greatest trumpet virtuosos and a former Soviet Union child prodigy. The mature Nakariakov's breathtaking virtuosity is contrasted with footage of the child whose lips are sore from practicing. According to Sergei, he "never was a wunderkind".