From Netflix: Through a series of flashbacks, director Bernard Rose investigates the artistic and romantic passions of Ludwig van Beethoven (Gary Oldman). After the master composer's death, a lifelong friend (Jeroen Krabbé) finds a letter mentioning Beethoven's "immortal beloved," and he sets out to discover the identity of the apparent muse. The film's finale features a magical encapsulation of Beethoven's life and loves set to his "Ode to Joy. The theme of Beethoven's deafness features prominently.
Recommended by Seri Luangphinith, University of Hawaii, Hilo
LIGHTS ON, RATS OUT (2017)
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