A Life In Waves (2017)

  • Documentary
  • 1h 14m

A Life in Waves explores the life and innovations of composer and electronic music pioneer, Suzanne Ciani. From her earliest days learning the piano, to her multi-million dollar advertising ventures, to her successes in the world of New Age music, to her recent re-connection with her beloved Buchla synthesizer, the film is a journey into Suzanne’s mind, offering a feminine glimpse into the often complicated world of electronic music.

Utilising a wealth of archival footage and Suzanne’s endless catalogue of music, A Life in Waves is a nostalgic, visually compelling look at one woman’s journey, and the trials she overcame to succeed in a traditionally male-dominated art form.

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Brett Whitcomb




United States

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