Maestro (2023)

Maestro is a biographical drama about the famous composer Leonard Bernstein. Bradley Cooper stars as Leonard Bernstein and also wrote and directed the film. The movie chronicles Bernstein's life from 1946, when he met Felicia Montealegre, through his two engagements and three children. Maya Hawke, Carey Mulligan, Sarah Silverman, and Matt Bomer star alongside Cooper.

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Bradley Cooper
Release Date
December 20, 2023
Amblin Entertainment
Bradley Cooper , Carey Mulligan , Maya Hawke , Sarah Silverman , Matt Bomer
Bradley Cooper , Josh Singer
156 Minutes


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Maestro Soundtrack Guide: Every Song & When It Plays

Bradley Cooper's Maestro features an enormous soundtrack of original works by the legendary American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein.

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Who Leonard Bernstein & Felicia Montealegre's Children Are & What Happened To Them After Maestro

Leonard Bernstein and Felicia Montealegre's three children were accurately depicted in Bradly Cooper's Maestro and even played a part in creating it.

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What Happened To Leonard Bernstein After Maestro

Bradley Cooper's Maestro features some of the highlights and heartbreaks of the legendary American composer's life but ends before his death.

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Why Maestro Changes From Black & White Into Color, And Switches Aspect Ratio

Bradley Cooper’s biographical film Maestro switches between black and white and color and changes aspect ratio – what do the contrasting devices mean?

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Does Bradley Cooper Really Play Piano In Maestro?

Cooper's portrayal of famed composer Leonard Bernstein in Maestro required him to tickle the ivories, but was it really him playing piano in the film?

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Maestro's 8 Biggest Changes To The True Story Of Leonard Bernstein & Felicia Montealegre

Bradley Cooper's Maestro is intensely focused on the dynamic between legendary composer Leonard Bernstein & the love of his life, Felicia Montealegre.

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Maestro Ending Explained

Bradley Cooper's Maestro paints a larger-than-life portrait of Leonard Bernstein that reveals his flaws through the tragic eyes of his wife, Felicia.

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Who Bradley Cooper’s Daughter Plays In Netflix’s Maestro (& When She Appears)

Actor Bradley Cooper starred in and directed Netflix’s Maestro, but along with that, he included his 6-year-old daughter, Lea, in the cast.

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Steven Spielberg's New Netflix Drama Breaks 17-Year Streak That Began After Clint Eastwood War Movie

Steven Spielberg had a hand in making Bradley Cooper's Maestro, with the film breaking a major streak in the acclaimed director's career.

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3 Major Oscars 2024 Contenders All Share The Same Harsh Truth

Three of the biggest contenders for the top prizes at the 2024 Oscars all share the same harsh truth that could affect their awards chances.

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Maestro’s Prosthetic Nose Justified By Bradley Cooper After Jewish Stereotyping Accusations

Academy Award winner Bradley Cooper explains the decision behind Maestro's prosthetic nose, adding that it was a matter of finding balance.

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Maestro Makeup Designer Details Bradley Cooper’s Extensive Leonard Bernstein Prosthetics

Maestro's makeup designer, Kazu Hiro, explains the extensive makeup process that went into creating Bradley Cooper's prosthetics as Leonard Bernstein.

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Maestro Trailer: Bernstein's Music Soars Over Bradley Cooper & Carey Mulligan's Troubled Romance

Netflix releases the full trailer for Maestro, giving a look at Bradley Cooper and Carey Mulligan's turbulent relationship as Bernstein's score soars.

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Maestro Review: Bradley Cooper’s Bernstein Biopic Is Artful & Fractured

Maestro is not a biopic of an artist so much as a human artwork, capturing the questions he provokes and the contradictory answers that define him.

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Maestro First Reactions: Does Bradley Cooper's Biopic About Leonard Bernstein Hit The Right Notes?

Maestro first reviews reveal whether Bradley Cooper and Carey Mulligan's biopic faithfully tells the story of American composer Leonard Bernstein.

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How Steven Spielberg Convinced Bradley Cooper To Direct His Next Movie

Steven Spielberg, who was originally set to direct Maestro, helped convince Bradley Cooper to direct the film instead for one key reason.

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The True Story Of Maestro & Leonard Bernstein's Life With Felicia

As depicted in Maestro, here is a detailed breakdown of all the milestones in musician Leonard Bernstein's life with his wife, Felicia Montealegre.

Bradley Cooper's Maestro: Release Date, Trailer & Everything We Know About The Leonard Bernstein Biopic

Bradley Coopers Leonard Bernstein biopic, Maestro, is already causing a stir, but remains a highly anticipated upcoming Netflix movie.

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Bradley Cooper's New Movie Controversy Explained: Why His Maestro Appearance Sparked Backlash

Bradley Cooper's new movie, Maestro, has garnered controversy before its release - here is why his appearance in the movie has sparked criticism.

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Leonard Bernstein’s Children Respond To Bradley Cooper’s Maestro Backlash: “It Happens To Be True”

Leonard Bernstein's real-life children respond to the virulent backlash against Bradley Cooper's Maestro, which came after the trailer's release.

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