Well color me a fool. Described by music critics as "frightening" and "posessed" while she played, the story of the borderline-crazy Nadja reminds one of another virtuoso: David Helfgott, immortalized in Shine. Through present-day interviews plus archival footage of her practices and concerts, we get to see what those music critics were talking about: Nadja is a nutbar when she's playing the fiddle. And she's good, too.
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