Leandro Taub: Woodwind is a great piece of art

Woodwind lead actor Leandro Taub, who plays the composer Bonifaz, shares his views on the movie.  “Woodwind is a great piece of art,” said Taub. The actor watched the narrative fiction feature back in Argentina, speaking ahead of the release of the DVD, Blu-ray and upcoming streaming availability of the film worldwide. “In the film…

Watch Leandro Taub’s Q&A

Argentine actor, Leandro Taub spoke to our followers of the film, Woodwind on Facebook live from Jerusalem on June 14. Taub, who plays the music composer Bonifaz, spoke about his preparation for the movie and the emotional experience of becoming the lead character of this story. The live video is set on the top of…

Leandro Taub LIVE, 14 June

Join actor Leandro Taub LIVE from Jerusalem on our Woodwind Facebook page here. Ask Taub questions in English and Spanish, and he will answer in both languages. The Argentine artist will talk about his preparation in becoming the music composer, Bonifaz in our film. Take note of the time zones. Set the date: 14 June, 2:30pm Central…

Taub’s poetic new reality

Argentine actor Leandro Taub recently played the poet in Alejandro Jodorowsky’s film Endless Poetry (Poesia sin fin). Beyond his deeper understanding and feelings of connecting into his new film, Woodwind and now in terms of his practical application, the detailed method actor talks about how he prepared for the role of Bonifaz. “For Poesia sin fin and Woodwind I did a similar thing: study…

Witness: New SA film explores the power of music

The Witness newspaper ran the following article on our film, Woodwind. They wrote about lead actor Leandro Taub, the music of soundtrack composer Stefan Fraunberger, cinematographer Nicolas Joray and included additional information about the movie. You can read it in full in the Press Reader here.

How Leandro Taub was selected to play Bonifaz

In one of his interview questions, Woodwind director Fin Manjoo was asked about his approach in finding an actor for the lead role of Bonifaz the composer. Here follows the answer: Early in 2016 a casting agent asked me before I selected the lead actor, ‘If you had a massive budget, who would you select to…

Fin Manjoo: Capturing the ‘unfilmable’ in Woodwind

Director Fin Manjoo writes about how the treatment of the cinematography, music and performance all combined to create one of the most magical scenes in Woodwind. About nine months before the shoot of Woodwind, I was discussing the approach to the art of the film with crew members, when I spoke to a very good Russian cinematographer…

Leandro Taub: Woodwind made me grow

The story of Woodwind is the story of music composer, Bonifaz. Actor Leandro Taub is Bonifaz, and he speaks to us about his transformation from Argentina to Germany and India to become Woodwind‘s protagonist. “Not many directors send you music to study (in this way). Fin Manjoo did it,” said Taub. “(Learning) Arvo Pärt among other great composers,…

Slideshow: Leandro Taub’s personal iPhone pics

We managed to find Bonifaz (Leandro Taub’s) photos behind the scenes on Woodwind in India and Cape Town. If you have a slow connection, allow about 2 minutes for the gallery to load.