Keyword: composer

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007)

Rated: PG Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 12/13/2007
Songwriter Dave Seville transforms singing chipmunks Alvin, Simon and Theodore into pop sensations--while the out-of-control trio lays waste to Dave's home, wreaks havoc with his career, and turns Dave's once-orderly life upside-down.
Tales of Hoffmann

Tales of Hoffmann (1951)

Rated: None Runtime: 138 minutes Release date: 03/30/1951
Jacques Offenbach's 1881 opera, which was based on three stories by the late 18th-early 19th century German author E.T.A. Hoffmann is performed. Hoffman is portrayed as himself in the story, as he recounts three tragic love stories to the patrons in a tavern. The stories revolve around a lovely automaton, the ailing daughter of a domineering composer and a scheming courtesan, each involved in a...

Amadeus (1984)

Rated: PG Runtime: 158 minutes Release date: 08/31/1984
The little known composer Salieri tells a priest the story of his past association with Mozart and confesses that he actually killed him. The celebrated court composer's entire foundation is shattered after he meets the 26-year-old prodigy, Mozart. Salieri's jealousy leads him to destroy Mozart while setting down a path of self-destruction.

Juno (2007)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 91 minutes Release date: 12/04/2007
Juno is a whip-smart teen confronting an unplanned pregnancy by her classmate Bleeker. With the help of her hot best friend Leah, Juno finds her unborn child a "perfect" set of parents: an affluent suburban couple, Mark and Vanessa, longing to adopt. Luckily, Juno has the total support of her parents as she faces some tough decisions, flirts with adulthood and ultimately figures out where she...

In Search of Chopin (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/14/2014
Born in Poland in 1810, Frédéric Chopin made history in his short life -- his grave in Paris remains a place of pilgrimage and his music continues to sell out concert halls worldwide. However, he was a man who was terrified of public performance, who fled his Polish homeland for Paris never to return, took up with the most notorious transvestite in France, rarely gave public performances and...
Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony

Following the Ninth: In the Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 80 minutes Release date: 10/31/2013
At Tiananmen Square in 1989, students played Beethoven's Ninth Symphony over loudspeakers as the army came in to crush them. In Chile, women living under Pinochet's dictatorship sang the Ninth at torture prisons, as men inside took hope when they heard their voices. When the Berlin Wall, symbol of division and oppression, came down in December 1989, Leonard Bernstein performed Beethoven's Ninth as...
Dir: Kerry Candaele
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Back to Fucking Cambridge (1987)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/14/1987
Painter Richard Gerstl and composer Arnold Schoenberg had a close friendship, until Gerstl's wife had an affair with Schoenberg.

Zerrumpelt Herz (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
In 1929, music teacher Paul Leinert receives an unexpected letter from his old friend Otto Schiffmann, a young and talented composer who has moved away from Berlin after a failed marriage. The letter is an invitation for Paul to visit Otto in his forest cabin and to become familiar with his new work, a long-awaited symphony. Taking along his wife Anna and his colleague Willi, the three find Otto's...

15 stron swiata (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Polish composer, electronic and sound engineer Eugeniusz Rudnik revolutionized the concept of music with a pair of scissors and some magnetic tape. A pioneer in the electronic music in Poland and member of the legendary Polish Radio Experimental Studio, he discovered the value hidden in jagged, rejected sounds long before the rise of deejay culture, in a time when electronic music was created on...

Speak the Music: Robert Mann and the Mysteries of Chamber Music (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 58 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
Viewers are given an intimate look at the musical life of violinist Robert Mann. A founding member and first violinist of the Juilliard String Quartet, Mann, for 51 years, has been one of the most important influences in chamber music. The documentary includes rare footage of Juilliard String Quartet performances, Mann's renowned coaching sessions and interviews with many of classical music's...
Dir: Allan Miller
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