La Grande Aurora (1946)

Genres - Drama, Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Italy  |  
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In this Italian melodrama, a young musical prodigy who wants to become a professional finds himself arguing with his wealthy grandfather who wants him to pursue other paths. The boy's dad, a composer with little talent, becomes a clown in Paris so that he can help the lad's mother get custody of the boy from the grandfather. The boy, has other plans. Enlisting the aid of a local priest, the boy organizes a full orchestra which he will conduct during their open-air concert. After the concert the mother and father get back together and the grandfather changes his mind.

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music-business, career, change-of-heart, child, clown, composer, concert, custody, employment, grandfather, help, Italy, music, musical [play], orchestra, parent, play [recreation], priest, reunion, stars [celebrities], talent, youth