Symphonie Fantastique

  • 1947
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography

Boring account of the life of famed composer Berlioz which concentrates on the strife between the composer and his wife when he is unable to support her. He takes off to be with another woman who gives him the environment he needs in which to compose his masterpieces. Settings look good and Berlioz's compositions are nice to hear, but otherwise it is pretty...read more

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Boring account of the life of famed composer Berlioz which concentrates on the strife between the composer and his wife when he is unable to support her. He takes off to be with another woman who gives him the environment he needs in which to compose his masterpieces. Settings look good

and Berlioz's compositions are nice to hear, but otherwise it is pretty dull going. The selections of Berlioz's music include excerpts from "Damnation of Faust," "Requiem," "Benvenuto Cellini," "Symphonie Funebre et Triomphale," and "Symphonie Fantastique." (In French; English subtitles.)

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