PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Music
The film was originally written with Anthony Hopkins in mind, for the role of Ludwig van Beethoven.
Ludwig van Beethoven:
The movie is set in 1824 during the composition of Beethoven's 9th Symphony. Throughout the movie Beethoven is shown to be hard of hearing but quite capable of understanding people who speak loudly. In reality, Beethoven had totally lost his hearing seven years earlier (1817). The 9th Symphony was composed while he was completely deaf.
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