By age 31, Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012) had won four Grammys, an Emmy, three Oscars, a Tony and a Pulitzer Prize, making him one of only 2 PEGOT winners ever. Hit after hit - The Way We Were," "Nobody Does It Better" and scores for The Sting, Sophie's Choice and the Broadway juggernaut A Chorus Line - made him the go-to composer and performer for film, Broadway, every U.S. President since Reagan and concert halls worldwide. A child prodigy accepted at Juilliard at age six, he defied classical expectations to create his own music. When his unprecedented streak ended, Hamlisch fell into a self-described "period of suffocating despair" before rebounding to find true love worthy of a Broadway musical and renewed passion for creation. With exclusive access to Hamlisch's personal archival treasure trove, new interviews with A-list collaborators from Barbra Streisand to Steven Soderbergh and complete cooperation from his family, this documentary tells a deeply personal, insider story of one of
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