The Dreamer covers Grammywinner Thomas Quasthoffs most important career-steps and the way to his lifetime dream -- to become an Opera singer on stage - by using footage of private moments, performances, rehearsals (opera, recital, Jazz) and photos from the early eighties until now. For the first time ever he publicly talks about the hardships of his childhood, of having to live in a special home for handicapped children in germany, of being ridiculed and of the loneliness that comes with it. Quasthoff`s story was witnessed by the film's director Michael Harder. Colleagues, fellow musicians and admirers, but also his family and his friends talk about their love and support for the extraordinary singer. The film shares delivers an exclusive backstage view of the world's most famous venues by showing rehearsals as well as performances. â€šThe Dreamer' is a gripping and touching story about one man's journey into the light.
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