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Release Date: March 15, 2013

1h 48m | Documentary

An ensemble of interesting characters are on a quest to re-invent and revitalize an early electronic musical instrument: the Ondes Martenot. The mysterious instrument was celebrated as the musical invention of the 20th century, but has since disappeared. A group of engineers, musicians and others are determined to re-introduce the invention to the world.

The Ondes Marenot has been featured in film soundtracks and music throughout the ages, from Amélie to There Will Be Blood . Though many people have probably heard its sound, many more are unaware of its origins or existence.

Director: Caroline Martel
Studio: Productions Artifact
Producer(s): Caroline Martel, Colette Loumède
Official Site: http://www.nfb.ca/film/wavemakers

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