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      Beatocello's Umbrella

      2012 1h 22m Documentary List
      Reviews Doctor and cellist Dr. Beat Richner raises awareness and money for children's hospitals in Cambodia by playing the cello as a character named Beatocello. Read More Read Less

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      Steve Erickson Village Voice Beatocello's Umbrella falls into the trap of so many films about well-meaning whites helping people of color in the Third World: It's only interested in Cambodian people's struggles to the extent that they contribute to Richner's nobility. Dec 16, 2013 Full Review Anita Gates New York Times In theory and largely in execution, it is little more than a promotional video for Kantha Bopha, a group of hospitals in Cambodia, and Dr. Richner, who has run them since the early 1990s. But what a guy! Dec 12, 2013 Full Review David Noh Film Journal International Gachot has been following Richner since 1996, and his film is a loving, straightforward portrait of the man. Dec 12, 2013 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Doctor and cellist Dr. Beat Richner raises awareness and money for children's hospitals in Cambodia by playing the cello as a character named Beatocello.
      Director
      Georges Gachot
      Producer
      Georges Gachot
      Screenwriter
      Georges Gachot
      Genre
      Documentary
      Original Language
      German
      Runtime
      1h 22m