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PG-13| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Anna Holtz (Diane Kruger), a student at the Vienna Music Conservatory, eagerly accepts an assignment to work as a copyist for composer Ludwig van Beethoven (Ed Harris). The temperamental maestro develops a growing affection for his new companion, but she has plans to marry her longtime beau.

Cast: Ed Harris , Diane Kruger , Joe Anderson , Matthew Goode , Phyllida Law , Ralph Riach , Bill Stewart ,

Director: Agnieszka Holland

Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Copying Beethoven (2006)

Release Date: November 10th, 2006|1 hr. 43 min.

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    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Harris' impressive channeling of Ludwig is diluted by the decision of screenwriters Stephen Rivele and Christopher Wilkinson to put the copyist front and center, possibly to distinguish their feature from "Immortal Beloved." show more

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    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    There are two reasons to see - and hear - Agnieszka Holland's Copying Beethoven. One is Ed Harris' performance as the nearly deaf and totally egocentric Ludwig van; the other is a cherry-picked 10-minute chunk of the composer's soaring Ninth Symphony. show more

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    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    The picture never successfully comes off the written page. show more

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