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Wunderkinder and Ed

  • Lafayette Theater 97 Lafayette Avenue Suffern, NY, 10901 United States (map)


Set in Ukraine in 1941, this World War II drama from the producers of Europa, Europa tells the story of three children brought together by their love of music, and torn apart by a world gone mad. Siblings Abrascha (violinist) and Larissa (pianist) Brodsky are Jewish musical Wunderkinder (child prodigies) living in Ukraine under Russian rule. They befriend a young German girl, Hannah Reich, a budding violinist who lives in the town with her family, and the three become inseparable friends.


Ed, is a film about Rockland’s Edward Simons: violinist, violin teacher, conductor, and inspiration. If activity level is a clue to one’s age, then Simons is still a young man, at 100 years old. Ed wakens with a vitality driven by his passion for music. He played violin in the Pittsburgh Symphony, was conductor of the American Ballet Theater, and had a long career conducting on Broadway.

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