Overall Rank: 2847
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 50
Theatrical Release Date: 12/16/1994
Genre: Biography, Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Bernard Rose
Actors: Gary Oldman, Jeroen Krabbé, Isabella Rossellini, Johanna ter Steege, Marco Hofschneider, Miriam Margolyes
Plot: Examines the life of legendary composer Ludwig van Beethoven including the mystery behind the famous love letter to his nameless beloved - which the film tries to identify amongst the many women in Beethoven's life. -- Chris Kavan
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Indyfreak - wrote on 05/28/2018
A fascinating mystery surrounding Beethoven's unknown lover cannot sustain this familiar paint-by-numbers biopic. Gary Oldman is excellent as the talented but troubled composer. The movie begins promisingly enough and although the plot becomes a series of vignettes, it's initially entertaining. But then the film becomes gradually more unpleasant and gloomy to sit through. The darkest cloud hanging over IMMORTAL BELOVED is that the film clearly wants to be like AMADEUS. Unfortunately, it is not.
Ichabod Crane - wrote on 07/10/2013
A problematic film but it contains a great performance by Gary Oldman.
Alaine - wrote on 12/13/2011
Fiction about Beethoven. Sad and sometimes hard to watch. I burst into tears several times from the beauty of the music.
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