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R| 2 hr. 1 min.

Plot Summary
This biography chronicles the life of infamous classical composer Ludwig van Beethoven (Gary Oldman) and his painful struggle with hearing loss. Following Beethoven's death in 1827, his assistant, Schindler (Jeroen Krabbe), searches for an elusive woman referred to in the composer's love letters as "immortal beloved." As Schindler solves the mystery, a series of flashbacks reveals Beethoven's transformation from passionate young man to troubled musical genius.

Cast: Gary Oldman , Jeroen Krabbe , Isabella Rossellini , Johanna Ter Steege , Marco Hofschneider , Miriam Margolyes , Barry Humphries , Valeria Golino

Director: Bernard Rose

Genres: Biography, Historical drama

Immortal Beloved (1994)

Release Date: January 1st, 1994|2 hr. 1 min.

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  • March 09, 2011 FEsrigoHL
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    Excellent. The official review got it wrong: Carl was not his nephew, but his SON; as the mother was Pregnant when she married Ludwigs brother. Pay more attention when you are an official reviewer or hire me. Marvellous costume, interiors, exteriors, ******************** for everyone, but a masterfull period piece, plus Ludwigs immoral music. Oldmans lips/mouth were my clue to his identity from having seen him in the SciFi flick with Willis; one of my all time favorites. Yes, I have electic tastes and can appreciate a well done anything.

  • August 06, 2008 greenvine
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    This is a remarkable Gary Oldman movie! He made me believe he was Beethoven! I think it's one of his BEST if your a fan of his work like I am! Very powerful, beautiful and passionate! Not enough words in the dictionary to express how incredible he makes this film!

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Their Best Role: Gary Oldman in 'Immortal Beloved'

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Monika Bartyzel on Mar 9th, 2011 7:00PM

For a man in such command of his craft, an actor who has shown the ability to morph into any person big or small, young or old, it's astonishing that Gary Oldman doesn't have so much as a Golden...

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