Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts

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A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts
Glass A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byScott Hicks
Produced byScott Hicks Susanne Preissler executive producers= Kerry Heysen Roger Sexton
Written byScott Hicks
Music byPhilip Glass
CinematographyScott Hicks
Edited byStephen Jess
Independent Media
Kino Films
Mandalay Motion Pictures
Distributed byKoch Lorber Films
Release date
  • September 7, 2007 (2007-09-07) (Toronto International Film Festival)
Running time
119 minutes
CountryUnited States

Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts (other titles include International title Glass, Hungarian title Glass - Philip portréja 12 felvonásban) is a 2007 documentary on the life of American composer Philip Glass directed by Scott Hicks. The film was nominated for Emmy Awards and AFI Award


All the persons below play their own life roles.


The film received mixed to positive reviews from critics community. It currently holds a 84% rating on Rotten Tomatoes,[1] and a rating score of 55 out of 100 on Metacritic.[2]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Recipient(s) Result
2009 AFI Award Best Sound in a Documentary Stephen R. Smith, Peter D. Smith, Tom Heuzenroeder, Adrian Medhurst Nominated
2009 Emmy Award Outstanding Sound Editing for Nonfiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera) Stephen R. Smith (sound supervisor), Peter D. Smith (dialogue editor/music editor), Tom Heuzenroeder (sound effects editor), Adrian Medhurst (sound effects editor), (PBS). Nominated


  1. ^ "Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved January 4, 2012.
  2. ^ "Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts". Metacritic. Retrieved January 4, 2012.

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