Directed and written by Bernard Rose, Immortal Beloved (1994) follows the story of Beethoven’s secretary and first biographer Anton Schindler, as he attempts to uncover the true identity of the Unsterbliche Geliebte (Immortal Beloved) addressed in three letters written by the late composer. Schindler travels throughout the Austrian Empire, interviewing women who had been involved with Beethoven and unraveling a life tumultuous life story.
This was an insanely good movie, and it has an amazing soundtrack.
The Music Never Stopped follows the Sawyer family. Henry, the father (played by J.K. Simmons), is married to Helen (Cara Seymour) and have a son, Gabriel (Lou Taylor Pucci). Gabe is estranged from his family as he ran away when he was on the cusp of entering college. Suffering from a brain tumor, Gabe gets surgery and survives, but cannot form new memories.