The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Beside 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. Written by
The genius behind the music. The madness behind the man. The untold love story of Ludwig von Beethoven.
Did You Know?
What Beethoven says to Schindler during their first meeting (a rehearsal of the Kreutzer sonata) is taken from Tolstoy's short story "The Kreutzer Sonata". See more
The producers of the film made painstaking effort to ensure that authentic late classical-era pianos were used on set, yet the music that is allegedly coming out of them is unmistakably from a 20th-centruy instrument. See more
Ludwig van Beethoven
It is the power of music to carry one directly into the mental state of the composer.
"Piano Sonata No. 14 (Quasi una fantasia) in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 'Mondschein (Moonlight)'"
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Murray Perahia See more