- Rated UNR
- Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
- Release Date: 10/30/2001
With the intimacy and humor of a personal essay Berliner flies headfirst inside the American name pool in search of the treasures and dangers hidden inside his own name. A film that starts out in search of identity slowly transforms into a meditation on mortality. Along the way he confronts his parents about the origin of his name his sister about the names she gave her children and visits the Jim Smith Society the National Linda Convention the streets of New York the Holocaust name memorials the Vietnam Memorial and the AIDS Quilt. He also stumbles upon some surprising news about name changes at Ellis Island. The Sweetest Sound is a film guaranteed to make you think twice about the who the why and the where contained in a name. Produced Directed Written and Edited by Alan Berliner DVD Features: Alan Berliner Biography and Filmography; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.
|Run Time:||60 minutes|