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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN

East Germany, 1954 (MIFF 1965)

Director: Jaap

The life and artistic development of the composer are presented against the background of the turbu­lent events which took place in Europe during his life lime. The entire film is based on documents and the soundtrack carries beautifully performed excerpts from Beethoven's works: while the closing part of the film introduces famous interpreters of his music.

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