Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story

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Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story
Directed by Nathaniel Kahn
Produced by Susan Rose Behr
Nathaniel Kahn
Cinematography Don Lenzer
Edited by Brad Fuller
Release dates
  • 2006 (2006)
Running time 17 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story is a 2006 American short documentary film directed by Nathaniel Kahn. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short.[1]

It tells the story of the pianist Leon Fleisher. Due to a neurological condition called focal dystonia, he lost the use of his right hand for some time, and performed using only his left hand. After years, he regained the use of his right hand and resumed two-hand performances.

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  1. ^ "NY Times: Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-12-07. 

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