The film “A Música Segundo Tom Jobim”(Music According to Tom Jobim) tells the life of the legendary composer as the title suggests , through his music. Directed by experienced film maker Nelson Pereira dos Santos the film scarcely includes interviews and passages of dialogue and focuses primarily on the music.

Tom Jobim Documentary

Tom Jobim Documentary

Speaking on the film dos Santos had to say,”The music of Tom is well known worldwide. Of course, the audience of a certain age – a boy of 16 years, even here in Brazil will know. In Japan, it’s amazing how the public reacts; it was the first country to buy film. ”

The film achieved a favorable reception at the Cannes film Festival in France.

A trailer of the film can be seen here:

music according to tom jobim