The Conductor

  • 1979
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

John Gielgud is fantastic in the role of a New York orchestra conductor who returns to his native Poland as a guest conductor. One of the Polish ensemble's principal violinists is the daughter of his now-dead former lover and happens to be married to the resident conductor. Gielgud carries the film forward (even though he is poorly dubbed into Polish) under...read more

Where to Watch

Available to Stream

Rating:

John Gielgud is fantastic in the role of a New York orchestra conductor who returns to his native Poland as a guest conductor. One of the Polish ensemble's principal violinists is the daughter of his now-dead former lover and happens to be married to the resident conductor. Gielgud carries

the film forward (even though he is poorly dubbed into Polish) under Andrzej Wajda's occasionally heavy directorial hand. (In Polish; English subtitles.)

Cast & Details See all »

  • Released: 1979
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: John Gielgud is fantastic in the role of a New York orchestra conductor who returns to his native Poland as a guest conductor. One of the Polish ensemble's principal violinists is the daughter of his now-dead former lover and happens to be married to the r… (more)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »