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?
While the actual performances of Beethoven's piano pieces in this film were not played by Gary Oldman
, the actor practiced five hours a day so that his movements would be in time with the performances of Murray Perahia
, which were done off-camera. See more
Beethoven's estate was not willed to his Immortal Beloved. See more
Ludwig van Beethoven
[Beethoven raises his fist in the air and mutters his last words
The comedy is over.
References Barry Lyndon
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