Venue Details

390 Star Starred
Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
562-985-7000
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52 events
30 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 17 2010

This is an excellent movie. I was surprised at the relatively small attendance. It's a nice venue, too. The portrayal of Beethoven is real without the Hollywood hype. ... continued

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37 events
14 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 17 2010

Excellent film about the life and works of Beethoven. His story is told through voice-over, and there are wonderful insights about him and his music provided by... continued

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 17 2010

This was an excellent production, visually, artistically and historically. I enjoyed it very much and have much more of an understanding of the life and times of one of my favorite composers.

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Website

http://www.carpenterarts.org/1011-in-search-of-beethoven.html

Quotes & Highlights

“Beautifully lensed and intelligently crafted.” —Variety
“The film’s real resource is its impressive array of talking heads, their intimate familiarity with the music, and their ability to impart graspable insight.” —Village Voice
Visit the official website of the film for more information and video clips.

Description

Award-winning filmmaker Phil Grabsky and Seventh Art Productions, the makers of 2007’s art house hit _In Search of Mozart, are back in theaters with a new feature-length biographical film about the life of Ludwig van Beethoven. In Search of Beethoven _brings together the world’s leading performers and experts on Beethoven to reveal new insights into this celebrated composer.