In Search of Beethoven (2009)

In Search of Beethoven
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 2hr 18mins.
Genres Foreign, Documentary, Historical, Biopic, Music, Interview
Keywords performance
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Phil Grabsky Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Phil Reynolds Editor n/a 172 7000001
Phil Grabsky Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Phil Grabsky Producer n/a 3 3000001
David Dawson Actor Narrator 1 1000002
Phil Grabsky Director n/a 2 2000001
Juliet Stevenson Actor Narrator 1 1000001
Takes a comprehensive look at the composer's life through his musical output while documenting each piece of music chronologically and marrying it to Beethoven's biography and letters. Delving beyond the image of the tortured, cantankerous and unhinged personality, the film addresses the romantic myth that Beethoven was a heroic, tormented figure battling to overcome his tragic fate, struck down by deafness who searched for his 'immortal beloved' but remained unmarried.