Ghosts-Schumann's Visit (2011)

The ghosts of Schumann and his servant visit a concert on occasion of Schumann's 200th birthday. Christoph Eschenbach, the conductor, and Tzimon Barto, the pianist, are surprised and pleased.

Writer:

Irene Dische

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tzimon Barto Tzimon Barto ... A living pianist
Christoph Eschenbach Christoph Eschenbach ... A living conductor
Robert Hunger-Bühler ... Schumann
Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey ... Schumann's servant
Martin Wuttke ... The voice of Dr Richarz (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Düsseldorfer Symphoniker Düsseldorfer Symphoniker ... Orchetra
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Storyline

Robert Schumann is still among us. The other classical, long dead composers, haven't taken any interest in us in a long time. But Schumann, like some dead writers, is here. He never misses an interesting concert, and he is up to date on literature and politics. Beware, critics! Schumann reads what you write and he doesn't necessarily approve of your judgment. Why am i so sure? Partly of course because one has such a very clear idea of his personality through his letters, his diaries, his publications and his music. His contradictions are familiar and dear : cranky, cheerful, lonely, sociable;, enjoyed playing with his children but didn't want them to bother him; keenly enjoyed admiring and broadcasting the talents of others, could not stand having his own talent overlooked; loved food and drink, but stopped eating and drinking; could feel romantic about men and women, both dead and alive - stop. There's the tip off: Schumann himself didn't draw a big distinction between those who are ... Written by Dische,Irene

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Taglines:

Ghosts are often lonely

Genres:

Comedy | Music

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Details

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

10 April 2011 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Geister-Schumanns Besuch See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€550,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Tzimon Barto is not only a highly respected pianist but also a highly respected body builder. See more »

Soundtracks

Geistervariationen
Music by Robert Schumann
Piano by Tzimon Barto
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