We’ve compiled our top five films featuring Beethoven. After seeing the admiration she has gained from Beethoven, Anna proceeds to show him a piece of music that she composed. Director Bernard Rose has filled his movie with such top-notch European actors as Johanna Ter Steege, Valeria Golino, Marco Hofschnieder, Miriam Margoyles, Isabella Rossellini, and particularly in the choosing of his two leads--Jeroen Krabbe(my favorite actor) and Gary Oldman. Beethoven is well know for his many works, especially Ode to …

His final symphony—featuring the "Ode to Joy" chorus—is one of the most famous works in Western music. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Besides all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved, and the movie tries to ... Ludwig van Beethoven was a German pianist and composer widely considered to be one of the greatest musical geniuses of all time.
This is the main reason why I love this movie Beethoven.Anton Schindler is played superbly by a Jeroen Krabbé on good form. Basil, a businessman and Chauffeur, Nick, drive into the heart of the rocky mountains in the midst of perilous weather. Was this review helpful to you? In 1787 he studied at Mozart's in Vienna and in 1792 he moved all to Vienna becoming a student of Immortal Beloved is a film about the turbulent life and times of Beethoven.Throughout the film, highlights from his vast canon are featured, and those pieces of music were collected for the soundtrack recording. Original documents, letters and photos are combined with highlights of Beethoven's musical oeuvre. His music has been played all over the world for two centuries.

Pushing past, though quite unhappily, from these assumptions, Anna proves herself to Beethoven, not only as a copyist, but also as his friend, and something of his protégé and heir as far as he is concerned. I have seen and enjoyed all of these actors in one or more other project, and to have them ALL together is just wonderful. Besides all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved, and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was--not easy, as Beethoven has had many women in his life. Though the film is directed very abstractly, leaving room for the audience to view Anna and Beethoven's relationship as that of a chaste romance, the characters remain very platonic, and could much more easily be viewed as a strong and close friendship, bordering on Beethoven even being viewed as a father figure of Anna's. The Vienna High Society loved him as a piano player as well as as composer. With Gary Oldman, Jeroen Krabbé, Isabella Rossellini, Johanna ter Steege. He becomes a virtual recluse - until years later ... The beautiful lovers of Beethoven are played by Isabella Rossellini, Valeria Golino, and Johanna Ter Steege.You can read Beethoven's letter to his “immortal beloved” An affair between a young woman and a pastor has disastrous consequences. Beethoven replies, "You don't love him."

19 of 24 people found this review helpful. My name is Georgii Cherkin and I am a pianist, composer and arranger. A dramatized documentary on the life and music of Ludwig van Beethoven.

His pregnant wife was brutally murdered by a Manson-like gang of hippy psychopaths during the 1960s. The "early" period in which he forged his craft is typically seen to last until 1802.