Abel Gance's Beethoven (1936)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Period Film, Romantic Drama  |   Release Date - Jan 15, 1937 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 135 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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This fascinating biography chronicles the years in which the master composer began to lose his hearing. The director's use of sound to represent Beethoven's affliction is notable.

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music, composer, deafness, employment, handicap, hearing [sense], life, struggle, triumph