Bonn, 1779. Eight-year-old Louis van Beethoven grows up in provincial Bonn and is considered a musical prodigy. Attempts by his father Jean to teach the boy failed. The singer and actor Tobias Pfeiffer and the Bonn court organist Christian Gottlob Neefe take on the young genius and shape him in very different ways. Ludwig learns to go his way but offends society.
Composers -- Germany -- Fiction.
Motion pictures, German.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film Movement (Firm), publisher.
Moretti, Tobias, actor.
Noethen, Ulrich, 1959- actor.
Putz, Colin, actor.
Stein von Kamienski, Nikolaus, 1961- film director.