Tag: composer

Gilbert and Sullivan (1953) 6.8

Gilbert and Sullivan (1953)

The common career of W.S. Gilbert,a barrister turned comic writer, and Arthur Sullivan, a classic composer turned converted against his will to light music, who wrote fourteen operettas between 1871 and 1896, to great pu...

Unfaithfully Yours (1984) 6

Unfaithfully Yours (1984)

Claude Eastman, is a composer and conductor. He is married to Daniella, who is half his age. While away on a trip he told his Italian driver, Giuseppe, to tell his friend Norman to keep an eye on her, or take care of her...

The Red Shoes (1948) 8.1

The Red Shoes (1948)

Under the authoritarian rule of charismatic ballet impressario Boris Lermontov, his proteges realize the full promise of their talents, but at a price: utter devotion to their art and complete loyalty to Lermontov himsel...

Rhapsody in Blue (1945) 7

Rhapsody in Blue (1945)

Composer George Gershwin is driven by his need to succeed. Unfortunately his drive destroys his romantic relationships with singer Julie Adams, who is desperately in love with him, and aloof socialite Christine Gilbert....

The Broken Butterfly (1919) 6.7

The Broken Butterfly (1919)

Before she parts from him for a while, a woman falls in love with a composer, working on a symphony, who she encounters in the forests of Canada.::Lawrence Chadbourne...

Scott Joplin (1977) (TV) 6.7

Scott Joplin (1977) (TV)

Details the life story of Scott Joplin and how he became the greatest ragtime composer of all time.::John Collin...

Song of Norway (1970) 3.9

Song of Norway (1970)

Based on the life of Norway's greatest composer Edvard Grieg, and filmed in Norway where he lived. The soundtrack is all Edvard Grieg's music with added lyrics.::Chris Tynan...

Beloved Clara-2008 5.8

Beloved Clara-2008

A look at the lives of 19th-century composers Clara and Robert Schumann.::Anonymous...

The Liar and His Lover-2013 7

The Liar and His Lover-2013

A love story between a famous 25-year-old songwriter, who keeps his identity hidden from the public, and a 16-year-old high school student who possesses a gifted voice.::Jiilo_Kim...

The Cat and the Fiddle-1934 6.4

The Cat and the Fiddle-1934

Victor Florescu is a talented, Brussels-based composer of serious music under the tutelage of respected Professor Bertier at the Music Conservatory. He is hoping to have his yet uncompleted operetta, "The Cat and the Fid...

A Bill of Divorcement-1932 6.5

A Bill of Divorcement-1932

After spending fifteen years in an asylum, Hilary Fairfield escapes from the institution after regaining his sanity. He finds that things at home are different than when he left them. His wife has divorced him and is alr...

Jack Whitehall: Christmas with My Father-2019 5.8
Eat That Question-2016 7.5

Eat That Question-2016

In the 20th Century, Frank Zappa made his mark as a musician unlike any other in America. With a wild eccentric iconoclastic attitude guiding his distinctive music, which it was itself guided by a firm intellectual integ...

Paul Williams Still Alive-2011 6.9

Paul Williams Still Alive-2011

A documentary about legendary songwriter and 70's icon Paul Williams.::Anonymous...

The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach-1968 6.9

The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach-1968

A chronicle of Johann Sebastian Bach's life, eschewing drama to focus almost entirely on his music. Narrated by his wife Anna in voiceover, it consists largely of static scenes of Bach conducting and/or playing his brill...

Escape Me Never-1947 6.1

Escape Me Never-1947

It is Venice, 1900, and Fenella is engaged to composer Caryl Dubrok until she hears that an unmarried woman named Gemma and child is staying with a composer named Dubrok. So the engagement is off and so is she for the mo...

Gold Diggers of 1933-1933 7.8

Gold Diggers of 1933-1933

Chorus girls Polly, Carol and Trixie are ecstatic when they learn that Broadway producer Barney Hopkins is putting on a new show. He promises all of the girls parts in the new show and even hires their neighbor Brad Robe...

A Song to Remember-1945 6.7

A Song to Remember-1945

Prof. Joseph Elsner guides his protégé Frydryk Chopin through his formative years to early adulthood in Poland. At a recital in a duke's home Chopin insults the new Russian-installed governor, and must flee the country. ...

Le Silence de la Mer-1949 7.6

Le Silence de la Mer-1949

1941 in a small town in Nazi occupied France. Against the will of its elderly male and his adult niece residents, the Nazis commandeer a house for one of their officers, Lt. Werner von Ebrennac, to live in for as long as...

Four Daughters-1938 6.9

Four Daughters-1938

Adam Lemp, the Dean of the Briarwood Music Foundation, has passed on his love of music to his four early adult daughters - Thea, Emma, Kay and Ann - who live with him and his sister, the girls' Aunt Etta, in the long tim...

The Constant Nymph-1943 6.8

The Constant Nymph-1943

Fourteen-year-old Tessa is hopelessly in love with handsome composer Lewis Dodd, a family friend. Lewis adores Tessa, but has never shown any romantic feelings toward her. When Tessa's father dies, Lewis contacts her lat...

Consenting Adults-1992 5.7

Consenting Adults-1992

Richard and Priscilla Parker's lives take a turn for the better when Eddy and Kay move into the house next door. Eddy's a risk-taker and shows his new neighbours how to enjoy life at the expense of a rule or convention o...

La note bleue-1991 6.4

La note bleue-1991

the film covers the last few days of fragile Chopin's professional life.::Michael Polnicky...

Beep: A Documentary History of Game Sound-2016 5.9

Beep: A Documentary History of Game Sound-2016

Beep is a documentary history of game sound, from the Victorian penny arcades through pinball and the video games right up to 2015. Beep shows how technology and creativity combined to create some of the most memorable m...

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium-2007 6.2

Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium-2007

Molly Mahoney is the manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the awesome toy store owned by Mr. Edward Magorium. Molly was a promising composer and piano player when she was a girl, and now she is a twenty-three year-...

The Changeling-1980 7.2

The Changeling-1980

It was the perfect family vacation for composer John Russell and his family when a freak automobile accident claims the lives of his wife and daughter. Consumed by grief, John, at the request of friends, rents an old tur...

Topsy-Turvy-1999 7.3

Topsy-Turvy-1999

After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and associates attempt to get the two to work together aga...

Mr. Holland’s Opus-1995 7.3

Mr. Holland’s Opus-1995

Glenn Holland is a musician and composer who takes a teaching job to pay the rent while, in his 'spare time', he can strive to achieve his true goal - compose one memorable piece of music to leave his mark on the world. ...

The Holiday-2006 6.9

The Holiday-2006

In London, Iris Simpkins writes a wedding column in a newspaper and nurtures an unrequited love for her colleague Jasper Bloom. Near Christmas, she is informed that Jasper is engaged to marry another colleague, and her l...

Interlude in Prague-2017 6

Interlude in Prague-2017

Prague, 1786. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart spends a few turbulent months escaping the frustrating, privileged elite of Vienna. However his unconventional presence soon unleashes a series of dramatic and tragic events. Overwhe...

Deep in My Heart-1954 6.3

Deep in My Heart-1954

Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg.::Stephan Eichenberg ...

The Phantom of the Opera-1962 6.4

The Phantom of the Opera-1962

The corrupt Lord Ambrose D'Arcy (Michael Gough) steals the life's work of the poor composer Professor L. Petrie. (Herbert Lom). In an attempt to stop the printing of music with D'Arcy's name on it, Petrie breaks into the...

New York, New York-1977 6.7

New York, New York-1977

The day WWII ends, Jimmy, a selfish and smooth-talking musician, meets Francine, a lounge singer. From that moment on, their relationship grows into love as they struggle with their careers and aim for the top....

Immortal Beloved-1994 7.5

Immortal Beloved-1994

The life and death of the legendary Ludwig van Beethoven. Besides all the work he is known for, the composer once wrote a famous love letter to a nameless beloved, and the movie tries to find out who this beloved was--no...

Amadeus-1984 8.3

Amadeus-1984

Antonio Salieri believes that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's music is divine and miraculous. He wishes he was himself as good a musician as Mozart so that he can praise the Lord through composing. He began his career as a dev...

Youth-2015 7.3

Youth-2015

Fred and Mick, two old friends, are on vacation in an elegant hotel at the foot of the Alps. Fred, a composer and conductor, is now retired. Mick, a movie director, is still working. They look with curiosity and tenderne...

Cloud Atlas-2012 7.4

Cloud Atlas-2012

Everything is connected: an 1849 diary of an ocean voyage across the Pacific; letters from a composer to his lover; a thriller about a conspiracy at a nuclear power plant; a farce about a publisher in a nursing home; a r...

Death in Venice-1971 7.4

Death in Venice-1971

In this adaptation of the Thomas Mann novel, avant-garde Composer Gustav von Aschenbach (Sir Dirk Bogarde) travels to a Venetian seaside resort in search of repose after a period of artistic and personal stress. But he f...

August Rush-2007 7.5

August Rush-2007

Lyla Novacek (Keri Russell) is a cellist studying at the Juilliard School and living under strict rule of her father (William Sadler). Louis Connelly (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) is the lead singer of "The Connelly Brothers", ...

The Uninvited-1944 7.3

The Uninvited-1944

A brother and sister move into an old seaside house they find abandoned for many years on the English coast. Their original enchantment with the house diminishes as they hear stories of the previous owners and meet their...