Bradley Cooper‘s portrayal of Leonard Bernstein has drawn quite a lot of criticism — however in Italy this weekend … it drew extra applause than outrage, particularly from the latter’s kids.

Netflix’s new movie, “Maestro,” acquired a standing ovation Saturday on the Venice Movie Competition … the place it was screened in entrance of a choose viewers, with none of its forged members round to take pleasure in it. Clearly, that is due to the actors’ strike happening proper now.

Nonetheless, the remainder of the crew was readily available to listen to all of the cheers … and primarily based on stories, this applause lasted for fairly some time — round 7 minutes or so of individuals on their ft.

By most accounts … Bradley’s a front-runner for Finest Actor after his efficiency on this.

The opposite notable half about this response right here is the truth that the late conductor’s grownup youngsters have been within the crowd as properly — they usually appeared thrilled by what they noticed on the display screen. Try what they did … on prime of simply clapping for BC, they appeared to cry too.

Jamie, Alexander and Nina have been even seen enthusiastically fake-conducting alongside to Bernstein’s music when the credit rolled … so yeah, they seem to have beloved it.

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In fact, the backdrop of all that is the controversy this movie landed in — particularly, some accusing Brad of “Jewface” … on account of his prolonged nostril prosthetic within the film.

LB’s kids publicly spoke out in assist of Brad … saying they’re fantastic with how he appears to be like on digital camera, noting their father did certainly have a big nostril. Seems like they is perhaps much more on board after having seen ‘Maestro’ for themselves.

Time will inform if the outrage carries on into the autumn … “Maestro” releases in November.