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Cast (feature film)

l'attaque!, A (2000)
Two screenwriters work out the specifics on their script about working class friends struggling to keep their Marseilles garage in business: Recently widowed Lola runs her garage with the help of mechanics Gigi and Jean-Do, but with the threat of foreclosure looming overhead the team must struggle t

Writer (feature film)

Love and Money (1982) as Book As Source Material ("The Well-Tempered Clavier (Book One)" "F Minor Prelude"); Book As Source Material ("The Well-Tempered Clavier (Book Two)")
An investment planner who is bored with his job and his girlfriend is given the opportunity to help open a new firm in South America and accepts the offer. Once in the new country, he finds himself dealing with dictators and revolutionaries during a time of intense political upheaval, and to complicate his life further, he begins an affair with his new employer''s wife.

Music (feature film)

Red Sparrow (2018)
A Russian intelligence officer and a CIA officer clash in Moscow.
Ready Player One (2018)
In a virtual world called Oasis, a teenager finds himself competing in a treasure hunt against ruthless foes after the game's founder dies and offers his fortune as the grand prize.
List, The (2018)
A young man undergoes the task of fulfilling a list to secure his soul mate and finds the journey to be life changing.
Inner City (2017)
An ambulance chasing attorney in Los Angeles takes over his sick boss's business, but he manages to mess it up.
LEGO Batman Movie, The (2017)
Storyline is under wraps.
Permission (2017)
A couple decide to sleep with other people for the sake of their relationship.
Mountain Between Us, The (2017)
Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and discovering
Flatliners (2017)
Remake of the film about med students who help each other flatline so they can report about the afterlife.
Thor 3: Ragnarok (2017)
Storyline is under wraps.
Rough Night (2017)
Five best friends from college reunite 10 years later for a wild bachelorette weekend in Miami. Their hard partying takes a hilariously dark turn when they accidentally kill a male stripper. Amidst the craziness of trying to cover it up, they're ultimately brought closer together when it matters mos
My Cousin Rachel (2017)
A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. Based on the novel by Daphne Du Maurier.
Killing of a Sacred Deer, The (2017)
A prominent surgeon adopts a teenager into his family, but as the teen's actions grow increasingly sinister, the doctor is forced to make a terrible decision.
Allied (2016)
While on a mission to kill a German official, two assassins fall in love, get married and then discover that one is a double agent that the other now must eliminate.
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
The true story of New York socialite Florence Foster Jenkins, who aspired to become an opera singer despite an assertive lack of talent, and her aristocratic British "husband" and manager who both championed her skills and sought to protect her from the hard truth about her abilities.
Colonia (2016)
A young German couple is swept up in the violence of the Chilean military coup of 1973.
Accountant, The (2016)
A seemingly a run-of-the-mill small town accountant who has overcome his severe Asperger's Syndrome and now heads a one-man accounting firm, where his clients include the world's most notorious criminals, secretly works as a hitman.
Zoolander 2 (2016)
When we last saw models Derek and Hansel, they were enjoying the wonders of the "Derek Zoolander Center for Kids Who Can't Read Good And Wanna Learn To Do Other Stuff Good Too," and Mugatu was behind bars. Then, a catastrophe stuck the center, and Derek and Hansel were forced to go into seclusion, l
Choice, The (2016)
When Travis and Gabby meet as neighbors, they begin a love affair that evolves and is tested during a decade.
Brothers Grimsby, The (2016)
A super spy must go on the run with his inept brother.
Captain Fantastic (2016)
A father and his six children return to society after a decade of living off the grid in the forests of the Pacific Northwest.
Lost City of Z, The (2016)
The true story of British explorer Col. Percy Harrison Fawcett, who disappeared in 1925 while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon.
Too Late (2015)
A private investigator in Los Angeles confronts his own past and tries to solve the murder of a woman.
Some Kind of Hate (2015)
A bullied teenager is sent to a remote desert reform school where he accidentally summons a spirit who takes vengeance on his tormentors.
Me & Earl & the Dying Girl (2015)
Greg is a high school senior who is trying to blend in anonymously, avoiding deeper relationships as a survival strategy for navigating the social minefield that is teenage life. He even describes his constant companion Earl, with whom he makes short film parodies of classic movies, as more of a 'co
Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
When innocent college student Anastasia Steele interviews the young, brilliant and beautiful entrepreneur Christian Grey, she is surprised to discover that she desires him deeply. And as for Christian, he finds himself intrigued by, and unable to resist, the extremely attractive and independent Ana,
Spotlight (2015)
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.
Annie (2014)
An orphan girl is adopted by a wealthy businessman and eventually wins over his heart.
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (2014)
A Florida retiree hires an acerbic New York dance instructor, and the two learn how much they really share in common.
Snowpiercer (2014)
Premature (2014)
Elysium (2013)
Mortal Instruments, The (2013)
Clary Fray is a seemingly ordinary New York teenager who discovers that she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect our world from demons. When her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with some Shadowhunters w
Side Effects (2013)
Emily and Martin are a successful New York couple whose world unravels when a new drug prescribed by Emily's psychiatrist to treat anxiety has unexpected side effects.
Jobs (2013)
The incredible journey of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs from hippie to one of the most revered entrepreneurs of our time.
Men in Black III (2012)
When Agent K is in trouble, Agent J travels back in time to team up with a younger version of Agent K in order to save his partner and the planet.
Frances Ha (2012)
An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.
Three Stooges, The (2012)
Larry, Curly and Moe are out to save their childhood home, becoming embroiled in an oddball murder plot and inadvertently starring in a successful TV reality show along the way.
Good Deeds (2012)
A successful entrepreneur who is about to get married is suddenly enamored with a down-on-her-luck single mother who rekindles a spark that seems to have faded with this uptown fiancé.
Warrior (2011)
Ex-Marine Tommy Riordan returns home to Pittsburgh where he trains for a mixed martial arts tournament. Tommy's estranged brother Brendan has also returned to the sport, and the two must revisit what tore them apart and face each other in the ring.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
When scientist Will Rodman tests a cure for Alzheimer's disease on chimpanzees, the virus mutates the animals, giving them a human level of intelligence. This eventually leads to a war of supremacy between man and the apes.
Puncture (2011)
Mike Weiss is a talented young Houston lawyer and a functioning drug addict. Paul Danziger, his longtime friend and partner, is the straight-laced and responsible yin to Mike's yang. Their mom-and-pop personal-injury law firm is getting by, but things really get interesting when they decide to take
Tree of Life, The (2011)
The story follows the life journey of Jack O'Brien through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father.
Music Never Stopped, The (2011)
A father reconnects with his estranged son who has a brain tumor through the music that embodied the generation gap of the 1960's.
American, The (2010)
An assassin retreats to the Italian countryside and accepts one last assignment for a mysterious contact. But when he pursues a relationship with a beautiful local woman, he soon finds himself in a battle to escape from his secretive past.
Step Up 3-D (2010)
When a tight-knit group of New York City street dancers are pitted against the best hip hop dancers in the world, it's a high stakes dance battle that will change their lives forever.
Surrogates (2009)
People are living their lives remotely from the safety of their own homes via robotic surrogates-sexy, physically perfect mechanical representations of themselves. It's an ideal world where crime, pain, fear and consequences don't exist. When the first murder in years jolts this utopia, FBI agent Gr
Halloween 2 (2009)
It is that time of year again, and Michael Myers has returned home to sleepy Haddonfield, Illinois to take care of some unfinished family business. Unleashing a trail of terror, Myers will stop at nothing to bring closure to the secrets of his twisted past. But the town's got an unlikely new hero
Bride Wars (2009)
Liv and Emma are best friends who since childhood have planned every detail of their respective weddings. At the top of their bridal "must have" list: a ceremony at New York's ultimate bridal destination, the Plaza Hotel. Now, at age 26, they're both about to get married; they're about to realize their dreams; and they're about to live happily ever after. Or maybe not. When a clerical error causes a clash in wedding dates--they're now to be married on the same date!--Liv, Emma and their lifelong friendship are put to the ultimate test. Liv, a successful lawyer who is used to getting what she wants, including the perfect job and the perfect man, won't settle for anything less than the perfect wedding she has dreamed of for years. Emma, a schoolteacher who has always been good at taking care of others, but not so much in looking after herself, discovers her inner Bridezilla and comes out swinging when her own dream wedding is imperiled. Now, the two best friends who'd do anything for each other find themselves in a no-holds-barred, take-no-prisoners struggle that threatens to erupt into all-out war.
Road, The (2009)
In an epic, post-apocalyptic tale of survival, a father and his young son journey across a barren America that was destroyed by a mysterious cataclysm, creating a world in which men are pushed to their best their very worst.
International, The (2009)
Interpol Agent Louis Salinger and Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Eleanor Whitman are determined to bring to justice one of the world''s most powerful banks. Uncovering myriad and reprehensible illegal activities, Salinger and Whitman follow the money from Berlin to Milan to New York to Istanbul. Finding themselves in a high-stakes chase across the globe, their relentless tenacity puts their own lives at risk as their targets will stop at nothing--even murder--to continue financing terror and war.
Wink and A Smile, A (2009)
Ten women set out to learn the art of burlesque dancing and striptease at Seattle's Academy of Burlesque. They have just six weeks to peel and reveal their hidden talents with little more than a tassel and a twirl. Seasoned burlesque divas strut on stage in their own performances to illustrate the c
Secret Life of Bees, The (2008)
Set in South Carolina in 1964, the tale of Lily Owens, a 14-year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to h
21 (2008)
Ben Campbell is a shy, brilliant M.I.T. student who--needing to pay school tuition--finds the answers in the cards. He is recruited to join a group of the school's most gifted students that heads to Vegas every weekend armed with fake identities and the know-how to turn the odds at blackjack in thei
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Adrienne Willis, a woman with her life in chaos, retreats to the tiny coastal town of Rodanthe, in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, to tend to a friend's inn for the weekend. Here she hopes to find the tranquility she so desperately needs to rethink the conflicts surrounding her--a wayward husband
Milk (2008)
In 1977, Harvey Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, becoming the first openly gay man to be voted into public office in America. His victory was not just a victory for gay rights; he forged coalitions across the political spectrum. From senior citizens to union workers, Harve
Botched (2008)
An American thief is sent by his mobster boss to Russia to steal a priceless cross -- but finds himself trapped on the mysterious 13th floor of a building with his fellow thieves and an elevator full of hostages, while their party is stalked by deranged descendants of Ivan the Terrible.
Blindness (2008)
It begins in a flash, as one man is instantaneously struck blind while driving home from work, his whole world suddenly turned to an eerie, milky haze. One by one, each person he encounters--his wife, his doctor, even the seemingly good Samaritan who gives him a lift home--will in due course suffer
Elegy (2008)
Charismatic professor David Kepesh glories in the pursuit of adventurous female students but never lets any woman get too close. When gorgeous Consuela Castillo enters his classroom, however, his protective veneer dissolves. Her ravenhaired beauty both captivates and unsettles him. Even if Kepesh de
Day the Earth Stood Still, The (2008)
Renowned scientist Dr. Helen Benson finds herself face to face with an alien called Klaatu, who travels across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. When forces beyond Helen's control treat the extraterrestrial as a hostile and deny his request to address the world's leaders, she and h
Duchess, The (2008)
Long before the concept existed, the Duchess of Devonshire, Georgiana Spencer, was the original "It Girl." Like her direct descendent Princess Diana, she was ravishing, glamorous and adored by an entire country. Determined to be a player in the wider affairs of the world, she proved that she could
Bank Job, The (2008)
True story of a 1970''s London bank heist with major political ramifications. A group of burglars tunnel through to the basement of a bank, but the tunnel almost collapses on them. Their communications with one another, via walkie-talkies and ham radios, are overheard and the police are notified. The police respond but don''t find the robbers because they fail to look in the basement. The robbers steal the contents of the safety deposit boxes which contain compromising photographs and other evidence of wrong-doing by major politicians and business people. Before they can escape, however, their getaway car is stolen and the replacement truck gets stuck in the tunnel until a little boy, passing by the tunnel entrance, suggests that they let the air out of the tires and this helps them escape. After their escape they are tracked by the police as well as the powerful people they have inadvertently robbed.
Code Name: The Cleaner (2007)
Jake is a seemingly regular guy who has no idea who he is after being hit over the head by mysterious assailants. When he finds himself unexpectedly entangled in a high-level government conspiracy, Jake and his pursuers begin to believe that he is an undercover agent who subconsciously holds a key piece of information that could expose an arms deal involving the CIA and FBI.
Trade (2007)
When 13-year-old Adriana is kidnapped by sex traffickers in Mexico City, her 17-year-old brother, Jorge, sets off on a desperate mission to save her. Trapped by an underground network of international thugs who earn millions exploiting their human cargo, Adriana's only friend throughout her ordeal i
Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Peter Parker has finally managed to strike a balance between his devotion to M.J. and his duties as a superhero. But there is a storm brewing on the horizon. When his suit suddenly changes, turning jet-black and enhancing his powers, it transforms Peter as well, bringing out the dark, vengeful side of his personality that he is struggling to control. Under the influence of the suit, Peter becomes overconfident and starts to neglect the people who care about him most. Forced to choose between the seductive power of the new suit and the compassionate hero he used to be, Peter must overcome his personal demons as two of the most-feared villains yet, Sandman and Venom, gather unparalleled power and a thirst for retribution to threaten Peter and everyone he loves.
Halloween (2007)
Following his fateful Halloween night murder rampage in the quiet town of Haddonfield, Illinois, Michael Myers begins 17 years of incarceration at the Smith's Grove Sanitarium maximum-security mental facility where he is treated by noted child behaviorist Dr. Samuel Loomis--the only person who can t
Thank You for Smoking (2006)
Nick Naylor, chief spokesman for Big Tobacco, makes his living defending the rights of smokers and cigarette makers in today's neo-puritanical culture. Confronted by health zealots out to ban tobacco and an opportunistic senator who wants to put poison labels on cigarette packs, Nick goes on a PR of
Factory Girl (2006)
Arriving into the chaos of mid-60s New York, rich, ambitious and breathtakingly beautiful Edie Sedgwick meets counter-culture anti-hero Andy Warhol who sees in her untamed vulnerability the makings of an irresistible muse. Andy invites Edie into the wild world of the Factory, a former downtown hat
National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj (2006)
Taj Badalandabad, the personal assistant to the legendary Van Wilder, has just graduated Coolidge College and is now on his way to England's Camford University. Taj is on a quest to follow in the footsteps of his father's legend as a ladies' man at Camford, beginning with membership to an exclusive
Breaking and Entering (2006)
Will is a partner in a thriving landscape architecture firm which he runs with his friend, Sandy. Professionally, things could not be better but Will spends less and less time at home with his beautiful, melancholy partner, Liv, and her troubled 13 year-old daughter, Bea. Will's office has recently
Phat Girlz (2006)
Jazmin Biltmore is a smart-mouthed, frustrated, plus-size, aspiring fashion designer who is obsessed with her weight and struggles to find love and acceptance in a world full of "hot bodied" babes.
Khadak (2006)
Set in Mongolia, the epic story of Bagi, a young nomad confronted with his destiny to become a shaman. A plague strikes the animals and the nomads are forcibly relocated to desolate mining towns. Bagi saves the life of a beautiful coal thief, Zolzaya, and together they reveal the plague was a lie fa
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Impassioned Eye (2006)
Throughout the 20th century, the roaming, lucid eye of Henri Cartier-Bresson, considered to be the greatest photographer of the last century and the grandfather of photojournalism, has captured the world of Africa in the 1920s, crossed the tragic fortunes of the Spanish Civil War, accompanied the li
Bee Season (2005)
Eliza Naumann spells words. Lots of words. Hard words. Long words. And with an effortlessness and understanding that surprises everyone around her. Her teachers, her fellow students. But especially those closest to her: her father, mother and brother. The people whose lives Eliza's newfound gen
Domino (2005)
The daughter of respected matinee idol Lawrence Harvey and model-turned-socialite Sophie Wynn, Domino Harvey was born into a life of wealth and privilege--a lifestyle that did not interest her. Even from her earliest years, Domino rebelled against convention and the jet set. At the tender age of eight, her beloved father passed away and her mother looked to the stability of boarding school in a misguided attempt to tame her wild child. But nothing could repress Domino''s fiery nature--not friendships, not school, not her mother''s high society. Even the extraordinary excesses paraded before her during a brief stint at modeling paled in comparison to her own escapades. Not until she stumbled upon a job seminar recruiting aspiring bounty hunters was her thirst for excitement at long last quenched. To Sophie''s horror, Domino not only fell in love with the job but also with her fellow adventurers, who over the years would become her family.
Kingdom of Heaven (2005) as Song ("Jesu Meine Freude")
During the Crusades--the world shaping 200-year collision between Europe and the East--a blacksmith named Balian has lost his family and nearly his faith. The religious wars raging in the far-off Holy Land seem remote to him, yet he is pulled into that immense drama. Amid the pageantry and intrigues
Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2005)
A proper English gentleman, Tristram Shandy strides home from his ancestral home, Shandy Hall, to introduce himself. Tristram launches into his life story at the beginning: with his birth. He is soon distracted by the sight of his Uncle Toby and his friend Corporal Trim at work on their scale model
Gespenster (2005)
A man travels from Paris to Berlin in search of his wife. He finds her in a psychiatric hospital in Spandau and takes her back to Paris. Every year, the wife makes the journey to Berlin, desperately searching for her daughter who was abducted in 1989 at the age of three. She was never found. The wif
Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, The (2004) as Song ("Sanctify Us")
Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew--Team Zissou--set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. They are joined on their voyage by a
Fear and Trembling (2004) as Composer
Amélie, a dreamy and romantic young Belgian woman, arrives in Japan to begin work as a translator for the giant Yumimoto Corporation. For Amélie, who spent her childhood in Japan, this is a dream come true. It is her chance to become a ''real Japanese.'' Eager to please her bosses and co-workers, Am
Miracle (2004)
The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place where differences could be settled by games and a cold war could be put on ice. In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, took a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation yearning from a distraction from world events. With the world watching the team rose to the occasion, prompting broadcaster Al Michaels' now famous question, to the millions viewing at home: Do you believe in miracles? Yes!
Spider-Man 2 (2004) as Composer
Two years have passed since the mild-mannered Peter Parker walked away from his longtime love Mary Jane Watson and decided to take the road to responsibility as Spider-Man. Peter must face new challenges as he struggles to cope with "the gift and the curse" of his powers, while balancing his dual identities as the elusive superhero Spider-Man and life as a college student. The relationships Peter holds most dear are now in danger of unraveling as he clashes with the powerful, multi-tentacled villain Doctor Octopus aka "Doc Ock." Peter's life-long yearning for M.J. becomes even stronger as he fights the impulse to abandon his secret life and declare his love. In the meantime, M.J. has moved on with her life. She has embarked on an acting career and has a new man in her life. Peter's relationship with his best friend Harry Osborn has been overshadowed by Harry's growing vendetta against Spider-Man, whom he holds responsible for his father's death. Peter's life becomes even more complicated when he is pitted against a powerful new nemesis, Dr. Otto Octavius--"Doc Ock." Peter must now learn to accept his fate and harness all his superhero talents in order to stop this diabolical madman in his octagonal tracks.
The Aviator (2004) as Composer
Billionaire aviator Howard Hughes takes Hollywood and its women by storm.
Melinda and Melinda (2004) as Music ("Partita No. 3, Bwv 827"); Music ("Prelude 2 Well Tempered Clavier")
Over a meal in a Chinese restaurant, Sy poses a conundrum to his fellow diners: Is the essence of life comic or tragic? For the sake of argument, he tells a story, which the others then embellish to illustrate their takes on life. The story starts as follows: A young Manhattan couple, Park Avenue pr
Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, The (2004) as Music ("Wachet Auf Ruft Uns Die Stimme"); Music ("Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland"); Music ("Passacaglia In C Minor")
Internationally famous oceanographer Steve Zissou and his crew--Team Zissou--set sail on an expedition to hunt down the mysterious, elusive, possibly non-existant Jaguar Shark that killed Zissou's partner during the documentary filming of their latest adventure. They are joined on their voyage by a
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) as Composer
During the Napoleonic Wars, Lucky Jack Aubrey captains the crew of his H.M.S. Surprise. When the ship is suddenly attacked by a superior enemy, it is badly damaged and much of his crew is injured. In a bold and dangerous move, Aubrey decides to set sail in a high stakes chase across two oceans to intercept and capture their foe. It''s a mission that can decide the fate of a nation--or destroy Lucky Jack and his crew.
Shanghai Knights (2003) as Music ("Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 In F Major")
When a Chinese rebel murders Chon''s estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds. Chon''s sister, Lin, has the same idea, and uncovers a worldwide conspiracy to murder the royal family--but almost no one will believe her. With the help of a kindly Scotland Yard Inspector and a 10-year-old street urchin, the acrobatic Chon gives Victorian Britain a kick in the pants as he attempts to avenge his father''s death--and keep the romance-minded Roy away from his sister.
Bad Boys II (2003) as Music ("Ave Maria")
Miami narcotics detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett become part of a high-tech task force assigned to stem the flood of designer ecstasy into Miami. They unwittingly uncover a deadly conspiracy involving a ruthless drug lord who is determined to expand his empire and take control of the city''s burgeoning narcotics trade, killing anyone who stands in his way. To make matters worse, Marcus'' beautiful sister Syd, an undercover DEA agent, gets caught in the crossfire, forcing our heroes to the edge of the law. The assignment takes on further complications when romantic sparks start to fly between Mike and Syd, driving her overly protective brother completely around the bend. But Marcus and Mike must overcome their differences to bring down Tapia. And when Syd''s cover is jeopardized, it''s up to the Bad Boys to rescue her.
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
In 1953, a time when women's roles were rigidly defined, free-spirited, novice art history professor Katherine Watson begins teaching at the prestigious all-female Wellesley College--which despite its academic reputation, is an environment where success is measured by 'how well' the students marry.
Sonny (2002)
Sonny, who lives in New Orleans, has been trained and groomed from early adolescence to follow his family's trade. He is from a line of male prostitutes who provide services for wealthy women--and he hates it. Sonny wants to free himself from this predetermined life, and hopes to find something for
Pianist, The (2002) as Music ("Suite No. 1 Bmv 1007 For Solo Cello")
An adaptation based on the autobiography of the acclaimed Polish composer, Wladyslaw Szpilman, who detailed his survival during World War II, and narrowly escaped a roundup that sent his family to a death camp. A composer and pianist, Szpilman played the last live music heard over Polish radio airwa
Murder by Numbers (2002) as Music ("Goldberg Variations")
The body of a young woman is found in a ditch in the woods of the small California coastal town of San Benito. Cassie Mayweather, the seasoned homicide detective and tenacious crime scene specialist is assigned to the case with her new partner Sam Kennedy. The two detectives make their way through microscopic hints of evidence, which seem to indicate a random act of violence, but cassie has a gut feeling that there is more to this murder than meets the eye. Something about this case reminds her of her past exactly at a time when she is asked to appear at a parole hearing on an old police matter. These events force Cassie to revisit the past. Cassie pours her heart into solving the mystery; her new partner Sam is smart and eager. Together, they soon discover a trail of shrewdly concealed evidence that links two brilliant young men, Richard and Justin, to the murder. As different as justin, the shy one, and Richard, the charming one appear--underneath they have a lot in common. Both displaying opoosing sides of anti-social behavior, they found each other and formed a secret friendship--bound to a dare of committing the perfect murder. Through the investigation, the detective discovers dark secrets in the teenagers'' past that explain how the two could be capable of such cold calculated crimes.
Hotel (2001)
This experimental ensemble piece splits the screen between four simultaneous storylines: the filming of a period movie, a documentary about the making of that movie, a murder plot, and a bizarre maid service. The four stories ultimately converge during the festivites of the Venice Carnival.
Last Castle, The (2001) as Music ("Goldberg Variations Bwv 988")
The Castle is an unlikely last stop in the brilliant career of three-star General Irwin. Court-martialed and stripped of his rank, Irwin has been sentenced to the maximum security military prison, which is run with an iron fist by its warden, Colonel Winter. Winter can''t help but respect the once-legendary general, but it isn''t long before that respect turns to resentment and then open hostility as Irwin continually confronts the warden on his methods. Setting out to break Irwin by whatever means necessary, the colonel''s tactics only fuel Irwin''s defiance and cause the other prisoners to rally behind the general in his new mission: to seize control of the prison and remove Winter from his command. The men imprisoned in The Castle have been told that they are no longer soldiers... but they are about to prove that they can still fight a war.
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) as Music ("Piano Concerto In F Minor")
Lara Croft was born into wealth and groomed at the most elite schools. She travels to dangerous and mysterious locales around the globe in search of rare, lost crypts and long-forgotten empires. She speaks numerous languages, is highly trained for combat and answers to no one, obeying only a desire for adventure. But now she must face her greatest challenge yet: to find two halves of an ancient artifact buried in space and time. To possess it means ultimate power for its possessor. But to get there, she must first take on a powerful and dangerous secret society.
Sleepy Time Gal, The (2001) as Music ("Well Tempered Clavier Book I Fugue #8" "Suite For Unaccompanied Cello #5 (C-Minor)" "Piano Concerto In D-Minor (Bwv 1052)")
A tale concerning a bohemian writer whose life focus is altered by her on-going fight against cancer. In the midst of a loving yet combative relationship with her photographer son, she seeks to renew contact with an old flame and becomes preoccupied with thoughts of the daughter by Bob whom she gav
Caveman's Valentine (2001) as Music ("Concerto For Two Violins/2nd Movement")
A former Juilliard trained musician and devoted family man, Romulus now lives as an outcast in a netherworld on the edge of Manhattan. Haunted by delusions of a powerful adversary, Cornelius Gould Stuyvesant, who he believes charts his every move from the Chrysler building. Ledbetter is drawn out of
Touched by a Killer (2001)
After learning that a man was convicted of murder on circumstantial evidence, an investigative reporter fights to free the condemned prisoner from death row.
Enigma (2001) as Music ("Chorale Prelude No 18 W V 668 'Wenn Wir In Hochsten Noten Sein'" "Adante (From 'Brandenburg Concerto No4 B W V 1049')")
In March 1943, cryptoanalysts at Bletchley Park, Britian's top code-breaking center, are facing their worst nightmare: Nazi U-boats have unexpectedly changed the code by which they communicate with each other and German High Command. An Allied merchant shipping convoy with 10,000 passengers and vita
Animal, The (2001) as Music ("Bourree (From Suite No 3 In D Major)")
A man that received organ transplants from animals begins to take on their traits.
Harvard Man (2001) as Music
A comedy which follows Alan, a Harvard student indulging in all of life's more interesting vices--illicit sex, drugs and high-stakes gambling, with a little Heidegger thrown in for good measure. Tempted by cheerleader-seductress-mob daughter Cindy Bandolini, Alan gets in too deep and finds himself
Hannibal (2001) as Music ("Goldberg Variation No 25 & Aria--Bwv 988")
Ten years have passed since Dr. Hannibal Lecter escaped from custody, ten years since FBI Agent Clarice Starling interviewed him in a maximum security hospital for the criminally insane. The doctor is now at large in Europe, pursuing his own interests and savoring the scents and essences of an unguarded world. But Starling has never forgotten her encounters with Dr. Lecter, and the metallic rasp of his seldom-used voice still haunts her dreams. But Mason Verger remembers Dr. Lecter, too, and is obsessed with revenge. Verger was Dr. Lecter''s sixth victim, and though hideously disfigured, has survived to rule a vast financial empire. Verger soon realizes that in order to draw the doctor out into the open, he must use someone Lecter cannot resist as bait: Clarice Starling.
Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) as Music ("Suite Francaise N1 Re Mineur")
Set in 1765, during the reign of Louis XV, an epic adventure based in part on a well-known French legend. In a rural province of France, a mysterious creature is leaving a trail of mutilated corpses across the countryside, savagely killing scores of women and children. Unseen, possessed of enormous strength and a seemingly near-human intelligence, the beast has eluded capture for years. Desperate to end the growing unrest of the populace, the King sends in a renowned scientist and his Iroquois blood brother, an unconventional team whose combined methods and capabilities may finally bring the beast down. But what these men find, when finally confronted with the true nature of the beast, is more shocking than anyone could have anticipated.
Joe Gould's Secret (2000) as Song ("Fragments Of 'Anna'S Magdalen'S Notebook'")
Set in New York City during the 1940s and 50s, a time when artists and writers often gathered together in a neighborhood called Greenwich Village, this is the true story of the friendship between famed New Yorker writer Joseph Mitchell and bohemian Joe Gould, a self-proclaimed scholar of the NYC str
Small Time Crooks (2000) as Song ("Sarabande From The Suite No 2 (For Solo Violoncello In D Minor)")
Ray Winkler is a meek, addle-brained ex-convict who decides to rob a bank to support the spending habits of his ex-stripper, New Jersey wife, Frenchy. To do so, Ray and his inept accomplices, Denny, Benny and Tommy, rent a vacant store next to a bank and set up a false storefront with the hopes of tunneling from the basement into the bank. While they bumble below ground trying to avoid water mains and other subterranean hazards, Frenchy turns the store upstairs into a thriving cookie shop. Suddenly the Winkers find themselves richer than they could ever imagine and rising up the social ladder at a speed that does not quite fit their tastes.
Extension du domaine de la lutte (2000) as Music ("Christ Lag In Todesbaden" (From 'La Cantate Bw 4'))
Lonely and detached, Our Hero is a man who earns a better than average income as a computer programmer, but lives alone, has no friends and hasn't had sex in two years. When Our Hero is paired with similarly dispostioned Raphael Tisserand, a 28-year-old virgin, to work on a computer training seminar
Pique-nique de Lulu Kreutz, Le (2000) as Music Extracts
Joseph and Olga Steg visit Evian to see their cellist son Jascha perform. While there, the family go on a group picnic with old friend Lulu Kreutz which draws hidden confessions and conflicts to the surface.
Like Father (2000) as Music ("Chaconne")
Joe, an ex-miner approaching his fortieth birthday, just about scrapes a living promoting club acts of dubious talent, whilst finding the only outlet for his own considerable musical skills lies in teaching. His troubled relationship with his wife and son seems to be following a pattern familiar fro
Yi Yi (2000) as Music ("Toccata, Bwv 914")
Midlife crisis drama.
One Day in September (2000) as Music ("Joy")
The 1972 Olympic Games, held in Munich, Germany were to be the "Olympics of Peace and Joy," forever erasing the memory of the Nazi-controlled Berlin games of 1936. But a combination of inadequate security and profound unpreparedness instead led to 21 hours of terror. As the world looked on in disbel
Sandy Bottom Orchestra, The (2000)
Once a talented classical pianist, Ingrid Green gave up her dreams for life in a small town with dairy farmer Norman and their daughter Rachel. An iconoclast who doesn't quite fit in with middle American life, Ingrid is always battling the one-track minds of those around her, whether it's to save an
Unbreakable (2000) as Music ("Il Allemande (From The 'English Suite In A Minor' Bmv 807) "Fugue In C Major Bmv 953 (From 'Klavierbuchlien Fur Wilhelm Bach')" "Fugue In C Major Bmv 952 (From 'Klavierbuchlein Fur Wilhelm Bach')" "Prelude In G Major Bmv 902 (From 'Prelude And Fughetta In G Major')")
A man, upon discovery that he has a supernatural body, must face his destiny.
One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich (2000) as Music
A documentary tribute to the late great Russian director Andrei Tarkvosky by filmmaker Chris Marker.
Guests, The (1999) as Song
Peter and Abigail are young newlyweds forced to confront the demons of their marriage on their first night in their new home. In the middle of the night they are awakened by the sound of their doorbell ringing. At the doorstep wearing masks are three middle-aged couples dressed in formal attire. The
Black and White (1999) as Song ("Brandenburg Concerto No 2 In F Major")
When high school hipster Charlie and her friends start hanging out with Harlem's aspiring rap artist Rich Bower and his group, the American Cream Team, each faction starts to ponder the other's true motivation. Fascinated by this collision of cultures, documentary filmmaker (and former rich girl her
Story of Us, The (1999) as Music Composer ("Bouree From Suite For Orchestra No 1 In C Major")
Ben and Katie have been happily married for 15 years and have two wonderful children to whom they are both devoted. But Katie feels that their relationship has stopped progressing and needs to be rejuvenated. While their children, Josh and Erin, are away at summer camp, the Jordans attempt a trial
Three Kings (1999) as Music ("Gloria (Cum Sancto Spiritu In Gloria Dei Patris)" (From 'Mass In B Minor'))
Three Marines try to help rebellious Iraqis as the U.S. is withdrawing from Gulf War I.
City Below the Line, The (1999) as Music
A New York film editor grapples with sexual illness.
Runaway Bride (1999) as Music ("Jesu, Joy Of Man'S Desiring" "Air On The G String")
A columnist fired by his editor/ex-wife for being too chauvinistic tries to redeem himself by chasing a story on spec about a woman who habitually jilts her fiances. The writer falls for his subject, who suffers from an identity crisis.
Metal (1999) as Music
Losing his job as an auto mechanic, Ray falls into a deep depression. Trapped in a poor, working-class black neighborhood, Ray's prospects for a better job are almost none, even though he is a hard worker and good mechanic. Economic pressures increase and Ray's anger is vented on his wife, Mary, and
Cruel Intentions (1999) as Music ("Brandenburg Concerto #4 In G Major")
A tale of betrayal centering on two wealthy, manipulative teenage stepsiblings from Manhattan's uppercrust. It's summer break, and Kathryn has been dumped by her beau, Court Reynolds, for the innocent Cecile. Desperate to get even, Kathryn challenges Sebastian to ruin Cecile by deflowering her--thus
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) as Music ("Italian Concerto (1st Movement)" "Mache Dich Mein Herze Rein (From 'St Mathew Passion')")
A con artist infiltrates a playboy''''s glamorous life.
Indiscretion of an American Wife (1998)
Julia Burton, the dedicated wife of an American diplomat in Rome, has an affair with an Italian vintner, who arouses in her a passion that has long been missing in her life. Ultimately, she must choose between the two men she loves so differently.
Sour Grapes (1998) as Music ("Adagio In C Major, Bmv 564" "Toccata And Fugue In D Minor Bwv 565")
Two cousins battle when one wins $500,000 at an Atlantic City slot machine with change borrowed from the other. Brain surgeon Evan reckons that he is owed half the cash, while Richie argues it is his. Then Evan tells his cousin that he has an inoperable brain tumor - a joke that has far reaching con
In and Out of Fashion (1998) as Music
An autobiography of William Klein, Parisian-based American photographer which strings together his abstract paintings, mold-breaking reportage, inventive fashion photos and excerpts from his feature films.
Besieged (1998) as Music ("Prelude In E Flat Minor (From 'The Well-Tempered Clavier')")
Shandurai is an African woman who has come to Europe, and is now the housekeeper for shy Englishman Jason Kinsky. The two of them live in his palatial villa outside of Rome, he composing music on his piano, she studying medicine in her spare time. Jason falls in love with Shandurai, but she rejects
Devil's Advocate, The (1997) as Music ("Air On The G String")
Kevin Lomax, a top-notch Florida lawyer who specializes in jury selection, is summoned to New York City by the enigmatic owner of a huge law firm. After accepting a position at Milton, Chadwick, Waters, Kevin and his wife Mary Ann head for the Big Apple and a luxurious lifestyle. Lomax soon meets John Milton, the founding partner of the firm with worldwide financial and political interests. Winning soon becomes an obsession for Kevin. However, Mary Ann begins telling him that the other partners'' wives are not what they appear, that she''s having frightening experiences she cannot explain. When Eddie Barzoon, the firm''s managing partner, dies a sudden, horrible death, Mary Ann''s terrified perceptions pull her away from sanity. And through it all, John Milton keeps reminding his protege that life is rich with possibilities for those who are unafraid to sample them. But Lomax is stepping into Hell. And standing at the gates to welcome him is John Milton.
Romy & Michele's High School Reunion (1997) as Music ("Brandenberg Concerto No 3 In G Major")
Best friends since childhood and roommates since high school graduation, party girls Romy and Michele are two carefree young women living in Southern California. When they hear about their upcoming ten-year class reunion, the pair take stock of their lives since high school and are genuinely surprised to find they have very little to brag about. To compensate for their apparent lack of achievements, they decide to reinvent themselves, concocting fantasies of wealth and success to impress their former classmates.
Witman Boys, The (1997) as Music
In a provincial town in 1914, two brothers become obsessed with death after the death of their father. They investigate the cemetery, dissect small animals, and then meet a young prostitute who becomes an important presence in their lives.
Six Gestures (1997) as Music
Part of a six part series "Yo-Yo Ma Inspired by Bach" focusing on the composers Suite No 6 for cello. Accompanying the music are ice-skating stars Torvill and Dean who perform intricate dance steps to the music. Tom McCamus offers insight into the biography of the composer focusing on the death of h
Private Confessions (1997) as Music
Autobiographical drama that follows the broken-down marriage of Ingmar Bergman's parents, focusing on five conversations his mother has with her husband, her lover, priest, mother and girlfriend.
Oscar and Lucinda (1997) as Music ("Motetten Lobet De Herrn, Alle Heiden Bmv 230")
Set in the 19th century, an unconventional British minister falls in love with a free-spirited Australian heiress. Together they set out to bring a glass church to the Australian outback.
Blackout, The (1997) as Music ("Brandenburg Concerto No 2")
Matty is an actor with drink and drug problems. His girlfriend Annie leaves him, and his pal Mickey sets him up with another Annie, with whom he films Matty interacting as if she were the first Annie. Matty blacks out. Months later he is sober, living in New York, and with a new woman. But when he r
Kiss the Girls (1997) as Music ("Partita No 2 In D Minor ('Giga')" "Sonata No 1 In G Minor ('Adagio')")
Forensic detective and best-selling crime author Alex Cross is cool and professional about his work, passionate and protective about his family. A widower with a teenage son and a daughter, the bonds of blood are all important to him. So when his niece Naomi turns up missing from her college campus in North Carolina, Cross knows he must apply his formidable investigative skills to search for her. But unlike his previous cases, this one is personal and there''s no room for error. Arriving in Durham, where the antebellum ruins of the Old South meets the modern buildings of the New South''s Research Triangle, Cross learns a special Task Force Officer is already operating and that Naomi isn''t the only victim. Seven other girls are missing and two bodies have been found, with a note left at the second murder scene signed "Cassanova." Cross receives only gruging cooperation from the local detectives who are wary of big city specialists and view Cross'' investigation as unwelcome infringement.
One Night Stand (1997) as Music (Adagio (From 'Violin Sonata No 1--1st Movement')" "Air On A G String)
A married couple experiences the consequences of extramarital relations when a Los Angeles ad-executive has an affair with a married woman in New York, and then encounters her again a year later.
Pest, The (1997) as Music ("Toccata And Fugue In D Minor")
A scam artist with a knack for tranforming himself into people of various types and ethnicities becomes the target of a crazed German and the Scottish Mob.
Sarabande (1997) as Music
Renowned cellist Ma appears as himself flying into Toronto to give a concert. However, he is flying in on Canadian Airlines and the driver waiting to meet him is waiting at Air Canada. This missed connection sets up a series of chance encounters between several people otherwise unrelated but through
Still Breathing (1997) as Music ("Invention No 1 In C-Major")
An Austin, Texas street performer falls in love with a woman who, unbeknownst to him, happens to be a con artist.
Science of the Soul: A Jungian Perspective (1997) as Music ("Suite #3 In D Minor")
A series of video essays by Jungian analyst, Dr. Edward F Edinger, about a "new myth" he sees emerging from the life and work of Swiss psychologist C G Jung.
Perdita Durango (1997) as Music ("Menuet Aus Der Flotensonate D-Dur Bmw 1033")
The blackly humorous story of Perdita and Romeo, two wild lovers who travel to Mexico and kidnap a wealthy American couple. Setting out for Los Angeles with a package of illegal goods, the renegades are both robbers and seducers, with charm so overwhelming that their so-called victims don't want to
Gummo (1997) as Music ("Suite No 1 For Solo Cello")
Some time after a devastating tornado has leveled their town, a group of eclectic, ennui-stricken teenagers in Xenia, Ohio pass their days by riding their bikes, playing practical jokes, sniffing glue and paying for sex with a friend's sister.
Some Mother's Son (1996) as Music Composer ("Endlich Endlich Wird Mein Joch (Cantana Bwv56)")
Could you stand by and watch your son starve himself to death for his beliefs? Or would you go against his wishes and save his life even though it meant the defeat of the cause he was willing to die for? A widowed schoolteacher and life-long pacifist, Kathleen Quigley has been careful to stay clear of the war in her native Northern Ireland, instead devoting herself to the care of her three children. She is shaken out of her comfortable existence when her son Gerard is captured along with the fugitive IRA leader Frank Higgins, after a shoot-out with the British army. Gerard''s imprisonment and his subsequent participation in the IRA prisoners'' protest to be treated as prisoners of war draws Kathleen into Northern Ireland''s political conflict and into contact with Higgins'' mother Annie, a hardworking farmer and fervent IRA supporter.
Breaking the Waves (1996) as Music Composer ("Siciliana-Sonata Bwv 1031/2nd Movement")
A powerful story, set in a remote Scottish village in the early 1970s, about a unique young woman and her profound experience of love and devotion. Bess falls madly in love with Jan, an oil-rig worker, and against the wishes of the strict Calvinist elders of her community, she marries this outsider. Jan is captivated by the innocence radiated by his new bride and for a brief time they have an intensely happy, passionate life together. When Jan returns to the oil-rig, Bess misses him terribly and prays fervently to God to bring him home. Shortly thereafter, Jan is injured in an accident that leaves him paralyzed. Knowing that he will never walk again and devastated that his beautiful, young wife will never make love with him again, Jan misleads Bess by convincing her he can only survive if she takes a lover. Because she is so pure, Bess does what she believes she must in the hope of keeping him alive and soon finds herself in a complicated spiral of love, community and tragedy...
Dear God (1996) as Music ("Brandenburg Concerto No 3 In G Major")
A con artist who can't fathom the idea of an honest day's work, Tom Turner has tried every scam in the book. Then, while trying to pay off a gambling debt, he gets arrested attempting to sell tickets on an airline that hasn't flown since the '80s! Sentenced by a judge to get a job or go to jail, Tom
Les Agneaux (1996) as Music Extract
Fifteen-year-old Daniel and his fourteen-year-old sister Marie live in the shadow of their brutal, domineering father; when their mother dies, the children flee into the forest pursued by their father.
Before Sunrise (1995) as Music ("Variatio 25 (The Goldberg Variations)") ("Andante (Sonata No 1 In G Major Bmv 1027)")
While traveling through Europe on a train, a twentysomething American male meets a young French woman. It''s his last day before returning to the US, but the two impulsively agree to spend his few remaining hours together.
Wondrous Voyage of Kornel Esti, The (1995) as Music
The paralleling of two train journeys taken by a famed writer in his youth and in his middle-age: In the first journey, the ambitious and wide-eyed youth, Esti Kornel, an aspiring writer, visits the Italian coast at the turn of the century, where he meets a series of women. In 1933, world-weary and
Crows (1995) as Music ("Partita In C-Minor")
A lonely and neglected nine-year-old girl who has no friends at school, is indifferent to the sexual teasing of her classmates and is emotionally abandoned by a young mother who spends all her time at work. In search of a family, she kidnaps a three-year-old girl. The older girl, who remains nameles
Favor, The (1994) as Song ("Ave Maria")
A romantic comedy about a fantasizing housewife who asks her chic best friend to arrange a special favor--to make love to her high school sweetheart whom she hasn't seen in 15 years.
Clean Slate (1994) as Music ("Sheep May Safely Graze")
A private eye gets short-term amnesia as the result of an accident; he then winds up involved in a jewelry theft.
Faust (1994) as Music ("Fugue")
Inventive, operatic presentation of the story of the German magician and astrologer held to have sold his soul to the devil.
Roswell (1994)
Based on the true story of the 1947 crash landing of an unidentified aircraft in the New Mexico desert, the people who reported it, and the people who covered it up.
Boxing Helena (1993) as Music Composer ("Brandenburg Concertos #3")
A psycho-thriller about a successful doctor and his obsessive love for one woman, which leads him to do the unimaginable: kidnap her after an accident and amputate her limbs.
Short Cuts (1993) as Music Composer ("Cello Suite No. 5 In C Minor" (Bwv 1011))
Episodic narrative based on nine short stories and one poem by the late Raymond Carver, detailing the longings and thwarted lives of a disparate group of individuals in contemporary Southern California.
Helas Pour Moi (1993) as Musical Extracts
Drama inspired by the "Canti" texts of the 19th-century poet Giacomo Leopardi, who exposes the permanent distress of a creator confronted by the endless misfortunes of humankind. It also derives from the Greek myth of Amphytrion and Alcimedes, and the gods'--Jupiter and Mercury, in this case--desire
Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993) as Music "Aria From The Goldberg Variations" (("Aria") "Two Part Invention No 13" ("45 Seconds And A Chair") "Prelude From English Suite No 5" ("Gould Meets Gould") "Prelude No 2 From The Well Tempered Clavier" ("Cd 318") "Gigue From English Suite No 2" ("Passion According To Gould") "Prelude From English Suite No 2" ("Questions With No Answers") "Variation No 19 From The Goldberg Variations" ("A Letter") "Fugue No 14 From The Well Tempered Clavier" ("Gould Meets Mclaren") "Sarabande From French Suite No 1" ("Leaving") "Prelude In D Minor From Nine Little Preludes" ("Voyager") "Prelude No 1 From The Well Tempered Clavier" ("Aria") "Contrapunctis No 9 From The Art Of The Fugue")
An impressionistic approach to the life and times of the iconoclastic classical pianist. Each of the 32 sections in Francois Girard's film is a variation on Gould. Along the way viewers will learn of the artist and the recluse, the humorist and the nature-lover, the financier and the iconoclast. Und
Program, The (1993) as Music ("Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 In F Major")
Story of a group of college football players trying to succeed, and their coach who is under enormous pressure from adminstrators and fans--and himself.
The Pelican Brief (1993) as Music ("Komm, O Tod, Du Schlafes Bruder" Choral)
A law student stumbles on evidence behind the assassination of two Supreme Court justices.
Galaxies Are Colliding (1992) as Song ("Ave Maria")
Adam is so afraid of getting married that he abandons his bride-to-be, gives up sex, and journeys to the desert in search of the ultimate truth. Meanwhile, Peter, the only friend who truly understands Adam, tries to help him find the road to enlightenment. Along the way they meet some outrageous cha
Sneakers (1992) as Music ("Violin Concerto In E")
Story about a team of security experts who naively enter into a covert government operation after their leader is blackmailed.
Benny's Video (1992) as Music
With videotapes serving as his surrogate parents, a misguided teenager gains his the attention he desires through the act of murder.
Man Trouble (1992) as Music ("Mass In B Minor")
The story of two ill matched lovers - a cantata singer and an attack dog trainer.
The Silence Of The Lambs (1991) as Song ("Goldberg Variations")
A fledgling FBI agent enlists a psychopath''''s help in catching a serial killer.
29th Street (1991) as Music ("Italian Concerto")
Set in New York City in the 1950s-60s, a young man wins a bundle in the lottery and tries to get his father out of debt with loan sharks.
Germany Year 90 Nine Zero (1991) as Music
The supremely world-weary Lemmy Caution, last seen in Godard's "Alphaville" (France/1965), has several strange encounters while trying to make his way from the former East Germany to "the west."
Talk 16 (1991) as Music ("Bach Prelude And Fugue Number 17")
Five teen-aged Canadian girls offer radically different views regarding pre-marital sex, education, parents, feminism, drugs and alcohol, and their futures.
Abraham's Gold (1991) as Music
An old landlord and a young truck driver set out on a journey to Poland to unearth a chest full of gold teeth.
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) as Music ("Toccata And Fugue In D Minor")
Chaos results when a developer levels the building which housed a purveyor of Gremlins.
Crazy People (1990) as Music ("Brandenburg Concerto Number 5 - Allegro")
A burned out New York advertising executive enters a sanitarium, falls in love and puts together a creative team made up of patients.
Truly Madly Deeply (1990) as Music ("Sonata Number 3 For Cello (Viol De Gamba) & Piano - Second Movement" "Brandenburg Concerto Number 3 - First Movement" "Sarabande" "Keyboard Concerto Number 7 - Adante")
A bereaved woman literally wills her dead lover back from the beyond.
Messe en si mineur, La (1990) as Music
Listen To Me (1989) as Music ("Invention Number 1 In C Minor")
A pair of students fall in love while competing in a college debate.
Crimes And Misdemeanors (1989) as Music ("English Suite Number 2 In A Minor")
In parallel stories, a wealthy doctor deals with a blackmailing mistress while a filmmaker shoots a documentary about a corrupt TV producer.
Med doden inde pa livet (1989) as Music ("Das Wohltemperierte Klavier")
Doctors, nurses and patients in the Infectious Diseases Ward of Hvidovre Hospital in Copenhagen talk about their work and afflictions.
Notturno (1989) as Music
The life of composer Franz Schubert.
J'ecris dans l'espace (1989) as Music
Film deals with the invention of Claude Chappe's telegraph system and its approval by the Convention during the French Revolution.
Prokurorut (1989) as Music
Noche Oscura, La (1989) as Music
Isolde (1989) as Music
Heritage de la chouette, L' (1989) as Music
A thirteen-part series which examines the legacy of Greek culture to the world.
Himmel og Helvede (1989) as Music ("Concerto For Two Violins")
Weissen Zwerge, Die (1989) as Music
Kaftane el Hob (1988) as Music
Ceremonie d'amour (1988) as Music
The love affair of an underground actress and part-time prostitute.
Another Woman (1988) as Music ("Sonata For Cello And Piano No 2 Bmv 1028" "Sonata For Cello And Piano No 3 Bmv 1029" "Unaccompanied Cello Suite In D Major")
While dealing with her own tortured past, an aging writer becomes obsessed with a psychiatric patient.
Diario de Invierno (1988) as Music
A reunion between a father and son years after the son tried to kill his father.
Eden Miseria (1988) as Music
New Life, A (1988) as Music ("Concerto For Harpsichord In F Minor" "Concerto For Three Violins In D Major" "Sonata No 5 For Flute And Keyboard In E Minor" ")
After 26 years of marriage, Steve and his wife Jackie decide to call it quits. The newly divorced workaholic finds himself thrust back into the dating scene but the bars and the singles scene is not what either of them expected.
Chimera (1988) as Music ("The Well-Tempered Clavier-Book 2")
A search for cultural identity through the exploration of man's relationship with his environment.
Envoyez les violons (1988) as Music
To recover from the depression caused by his wife's leaving, a man starts to study music and soon finds himself involved with his music teacher.
Cien Ninos Esperando un Tren (1988) as Music
Documentary about a film workshop for children from the urban slums of Santiago.
Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky (1988) as Music
Filmmakers document the visionary Russian director''''s work on his final film.
Une Flamme dans mon coeur (1987) as Music ("Partita No 2 In D Minor" "Sonata No 1 In G Minor")
An actress tries to break off the relationship with her Arab lover.
Bagdad Cafe (1987) as Music ("Well Tempered Clavier")
A German woman, abandoned by her husband while traveling in the Nevada desert, forms an unlikely alliance with a black American woman.
House of Games (1987) as Music ("Fugue" From "Toccata In C Minor")
A psychological thriller about a successful and well known psychologist who falls under the spell of a mysterious con man. A romance ensues, as do innumerable plot twists.
Epidemic (1987) as Music Extracts
A director and writer making a film about an epidemic don't notice their plot taking place in the real world.
Loi Sauvage, La (1987) as Music
The lover of an imprisoned man joins him and his friend on an adventure after they escape from jail.
Safari - Die Reise (1987) as Music
Nouilles (1987) as Music
Melo (1986) as Music ("Sonata For Violin In C Major, Bmv 1005")
Children Of A Lesser God (1986) as Music ("Largo Ma Non Tanto" From "Double Concerto In D Minor For Violins 2nd Movement")
A teacher at a school for the deaf marries a rebellious pupil.
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) as Music ("Concerto For Harpsichord In F Minor" "Concerto For Two Violins And Orchestra")
Three sisters deal with their tangled relationships amidst the wonders of New York City.
Nobody's Fool (1986) as Music Extract ("Ave Maria")
Cassie was very sad and lonely. When she got pregnant, her boyfriend Billy left her. Cassie finally gave the baby up for adoption, a choice she regretted, and attempted suicide several times. She is working unhappily at her job in a bar in the small town of Buckeye when a Los Angeles theater group a
Something Wild (1986) as Music ("Minuet In G Major")
A mild-mannered businessman's life changes when he meets a wild party girl.
The Sacrifice (1986) as Music ("The St Matthew Passion")
Partygoers on a remote island learn that World War III has broken out and they are only hours from destruction.
Money Pit, The (1986) as Music Extract ("Gavotte" (Sonata Vi For Violin E Major Partita))
A young couple living together commits to purchasing their dreamhouse with a sale price too good to be true.
After Hours (1985) as Music ("Air Overture No 3 In D")
A slightly nerdy yuppie ends up going to SoHo one night for what he hopes will be a nice date, but ends up getting caught up in one weird turn of events after another with a menagerie of oddball characters. Soon, he finds himself the accused suspect in a string of burglaries in the neighborhood, becomes the object of a witchhunt by a posse of SoHo denizens, and can't find a way to get back uptown to where he lives.
Oriana (1985) as Music Extract
Temps d'un instant, Le (1985) as Music
Vladimir Horowitz, The Last Romantic (1985) as Music ("Nun Komm Der Heiden Heiland")
White Nights (1985) as Music Extract ("Passacaglia In C Minor")
A top Russian ballet dancer, who defected to the US, crash lands back in his own country. The KGB throws him in Siberia to live with an American expatriate and his Russian wife as a way of convincing him to stay in his homeland.
Hail Mary (1985) as Music ("Je-Vous-Salue-Marie")
Electric Dreams (1984) as Music ("Suite From Anna Magdalena" "Tocata And Fugue In D Minor")
A computer nerd turns to his terminal for romantic advice.
Bar, Der (1984) as Music
High Fire (1984) as Music Extract ("Chromatic Fantasia")
Meilleur de la Vie, La (1984) as Music Extract
Dame en Couleurs, La (1984) as Music
Love Letters (1983) as Music Extract ("Contrapunctus 1")
Lettres d'amours perdues (1983) as Music
Mod att leva (1983) as Music
L'argent (1983) as Music ("Chromatic Fantasy")
A young man innocently passes a counterfeit 500-franc bill in a photographer''s shop, which leads to his arrest. Branded a criminal, he turns to crime and destruction.
Exposed (1983) as Additional Music ("Courante Partita No 4" "Chaconne")
Nastassia Kinski plays a small town college girl from Wisconsin who runs off to Paris, becomes a famous international model, and infiltrates a ring of dangerous terrorists. An over-the-top espionage thriller written, produced, and directed by James Toback and featuring that famous scene where Rudolf Nureyev plays Nastassia like a violin.
Sword Of The Ninja (1982) as Music Extract ("Air From Overture In D Major")
A samurai sword is the focus of a bitter feud between two brothers in Japan, one a businessman and the other one who has followed the traditional samurai path. Unaware of the meaning of the sword, an American boxer who is down on his luck is hired by one of the brothers to bring it back to Japan. On
Love and Money (1982) as Music ("Suite No 2-Overture" "F Sharp Major Prelude And Fugue")
An investment planner who is bored with his job and his girlfriend is given the opportunity to help open a new firm in South America and accepts the offer. Once in the new country, he finds himself dealing with dictators and revolutionaries during a time of intense political upheaval, and to complicate his life further, he begins an affair with his new employer''s wife.
Sophie's Choice (1982) as Music ("Jesus Joy Of Man'S Desiring")
A concentration camp survivor resettles in New York City but can?t escape her past.
Pastorale (1982) as Music ("Mass In B Minor")
Choice, The (1981)
Sudsy drama with "The Choice" being whether or not to have an abortion. Susan Clark, the mother, confides to daughter Largo Woodruff, pregnant with boyfriend Paul Regina's child, that she had agonized over the same question twenty years earlier.
Pas de deux (1981) as Music Extract ("Concerto For Violins And Strings")
Belladonna (1981) as Music
Nela (1980) as Music
Machines For the Suppression of Time (1980) as Music ("Partita No 6 In E Minor")
Dvoynikat (1980) as Music
Getting of Wisdom, The (1979) as Music Extract ("Partita No 2")
Letze Liebe (1979) as Music
Son image de la Ville (1979) as Music
Wanderers, The (1979) as Music ("Adagio And Fugue In C")
Adapted from Richard Price's novel, THE WANDERERS is a coming-of-age story about five members of an Italian-American street gang in the Bronx in 1963. A soundtrack of classic doo-wop establishes the time and place, but it's a time that is about to change, and a place that is about to disappear. Set on the eve of the Kennedy assassination, the eponymous gang lives through a dizzying succession of racial, cultural and generational conflicts marking the end of an age of innocence, as the greaser paradigm of the 1950s encounters the first angry folk-rock notes of the 1960s.
Driller Killer, The (1979) as Music Extract ("Invention In B Flat" "Ariosa")
An artist slowly loses his mind as he and his two female friends scrape to pay the bills. The punk band downstairs increasingly agitates him, his art dealer is demanding that he complete his big canvas painting as promised, and he gets into fights with his girlfriends. When the dealer laughs at his canvas he snaps, and begins taking it out on the people responsible for his pain and random transients in the manner suggested by the title.
Addio, piccola mia (1978) as Music
The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978) as Music
Migrant workers struggle to send their child to school.
Autumn Sonata (1978) as Music ("Suite No 4 In E Flat")
A concert pianist faces the daughters she''s neglected for years.
Chez Nous (1978) as Music
Objasnenie W Lubwi (1978) as Music
Left-Handed Woman, The (1977) as Music Extracts
Piedra Libre (1976) as Music Extract
Cambio de Sexo (1976) as Music
Barry Lyndon (1975) as Music Extracts
An Irish rogue cheats his way to the top of 18th-century British society.
Reflections of Murder (1974)
The wife and former mistress of a tyrannical schoolmaster team up to murder him but he diabolically haunts them with his macabre influence following the baffling disappearance of his body. An exciting remake of Henri-Georges Clouzot's classic "Les Diaboliques" (France/1955).
Steppenwolf (1974) as Music ("Sinfonia In D")
Harry Haller is a misanthropic writer whose self-absorption and feelings of being a social outsider have led him to plan his suicide at age 50. While contemplating this act, he meets a mysterious woman who takes him into a realm of metaphysical transcendence.
Terminal Man, The (1974) as Music ("Goldberg Variation No. 25")
To end his violent seizures, a computer whiz has a microcomputer implanted in his brain.
Many Moons (1973) as Music Extract ("Suite In G Minor For Lute")
Slaughterhouse-Five (1972) as Composer
"Listen: Billie Pilgrim has come unstuck in time." The opening words of the famous novel are the quickest summary of this haunting, funny film. Director Hill faithfully renders for the screen Vonnegut's obsessive story of Pilgrim, whosurvives the 1945 firebombing of Dresden, then lives simultaneously in his pastas a young American POW, in the future as a well-cared-for resident of a zoo on the planet Tralfamadore, and in the present as a middle-aged optometrist in Ilium, N.Y.
The Godfather (1972) as Composer
Epic tale of a 1940s New York Mafia family and their struggle to protect their empire from rival families as the leadership switches from the father to his youngest son.
Tales from the Crypt (1972) as Composer
Five people are trapped in a crypt and are shown their futures by the evil cryptkeeper. They are given the option of avoiding their fates - by avoiding living out the rest of their lives.
Geschichtsunterricht (1972) as Music ("St Matthew Passion" "Eroffne Den Feurigen Abgrund, O Holle, Zertrummre, Verschlinge, Verderbe, Zerschelle Den Falschen Verrater, Das Mordrische Blut")
Retour d'Afrique, Le (1972) as Music
Five Easy Pieces (1970) as Composer
A classical pianist who's dropped out of society returns to the family he deserted.
Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon (1970) as Composer
Junie Moon's face has been disfigured by ill-gotten burns, and depends on her friends and her wit to cope. She, Warren, and Arthur leave the hospital - they yearn for independence - and find a house to live in. Together they stumble into adventures involving the local fish vendor, nosy neighbors, surreptitious vacations, love, and frustration in finding jobs as they face subtle prejudices in their community, and their own particular medical problems.
End of the Road (1970) as Composer
After a catatonic episode on a railway station platform, Jacob Horner is taken to "The Farm", a bizarre insane asylum run by Doctor D. After being cured, Jacob takes a job as an English lecturer and begins a disastrous affair with Rennie, the wife of a colleague.
Love Story (1970) as Concerto no. 3 in d major
Students from opposite sides of the tracks fight for their love.
Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (1969) as Composer
A chronicle of Johann Sebastian Bach's life, eschewing drama to focus almost entirely on his music. Narrated by his wife Anna in voiceover, it consists largely of static scenes of Bach conducting and/or playing his brilliant compositions.
Model Shop (1969) as Composer
A young drifter falls for a beautiful model.
Not Reconciled, or "Only Violence Helps Where It Rules" (1969) as Suite no. 2 in b minor, bwv 1067
Experimental in the use of time, the film revolves around the life of a middle-class German family between 1910-1960.
Hour of the Wolf (1968) as Extract from an "experiment" by
An artist shares his most painful memories with his wife during a long night on an isolated island.
Isadora (1968) as "Rejouissance" from suite no. 4 in d
A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of her time.
Accattone! (1968) as Musical selections
A pimp finds his life spiraling out of control in this study of impoverished lives in Italy.
Chappaqua (1967) as Composer
Semi-autobiographical story of Conrad Rooks, who travels to France to undergo a drug-withdrawal cure. Flashbacks to the beginings of psychedelia in San Fran.
The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1966) as Composer
Along a rocky, barren coastline, Jesus begins teaching, primarily using parables. He attracts disciples; he's stern, brusque, and demanding. He comes to bring a sword, not peace, he says. He's in a hurry, moving from place to place near the Sea of Galilee, sometimes attracting a multitude, sometimes being driven away. His parables often take on the powers that be, so he and his teachings come to the attention of the Pharisees, the chief priests, and elders. They conspire to have him arrested, beaten, tried, and crucified, just as he prophesied to his followers. After he dies, he appears to his disciples and gives them final instructions.
Galia (1966) as Composer
The Winner (1965) as Composer
The Silence (1964) as Mus: "goldberg variations" (25th variation)
Two sisters deal with their tangled relationship while stranded in a war-torn city.
Black God, White Devil (1964) as Music
A cowhand kills his crooked boss and becomes an outlaw, following the example of an African saint who preached the life of the sword.
Of Stars and Men (1964) as Music
An animated exposition of the nature of space, time, matter and energy and of man''s place in the universe.
Phaedra (1962) as Toccata and fugue in f-major
A tycoon''s restless wife seduces her stepson.
Testament of Orpheus (1962) as Additional mus from the works of
Outside time and reality, the experiences of a poet. The judgement of the young poet by Heurtebise and the Princess, the Gypsies, the palace of Pallas Athena, the spear of the Goddess which pierces the poet's heart, the temptation of the Sphinx, the flight of Oedipus and the final Assumption.
Lola (1962) as Composer
A cabaret singer and mother named Lola is courted by two men, yet her heart longs for her long absent lover.
Through a Glass Darkly (1962) as Mus: "suite no. 2 in d minor for violincello"
A recently released mental patient becomes obsessed with her younger brother.
Modigliani of Montparnasse (1961) as Selections from the works of
Biographic movie about the last year of the famous Italian painter Modigliani. Modigliani, a poor painter in Paris of 1919, falls in love with a daughter from a wealthy family. Her parents are against their relation and stop financial help.
Heaven on Earth (1961) as Composer
Shadow of Adultery (1961) as Music
A woman, bored with being just a set-piece for her husband, starts her own art gallery and takes up with another lover while finding an outlet to assert her own independence.
Song Without End (1960) as Composer
Musical genius Franz Liszt betrays his lover to court a married princess.
Montparnasse 19 (1958) as Musical Selections
Story of the life of Italian painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani, who died in 1920 at the age of 36.
Wild Strawberries (1957) as Music
On his way to an awards ceremony, a distinguished professor thinks back on his loveless life.
Albert Schweitzer (1957) as Composer
Biographical documentary of the renowned humanitarian.
Svengali (1955) as Composer
Sinister Svengali hypnotizes young Trilby to fame as an opera singer in Europe.
Operation Concrete (1954) as Music
A documentary about the construction of a Swiss dam.
The I Don't Care Girl (1953) as Composer
This musical biopic presents the life of vaudeville headliner Eva Tanguay.
The Great Caruso (1951) as Composer
The legendary opera singer fights to win his place in society.
Of Men and Music (1951) as Composer
Les enfants terribles (1950) as Music
A brother and sister close themselves off from the world by playing an increasingly intense series of mind games with the people who dare enter their lair.
Medan Staden Sover (1950) as Music
Jompa is unemployed - and not keen on getting a job. He still lives with his parents who are tired of his attitude about employment and regular hours. Jompa and his friends spend their time at nightclubs, cafes and doing petty crimes. While playing poker, Jompa becomes indebted to the criminal Kalle Lund. Of course, Jompa is unable to pay, but Kalle gives him a tip: an old fetcher has always a lot of money at home, and if Jompa could get his hands on the money, his troubles would disappear...
Concert Magic (1948) as Composer
Humoresque (1947) as Composer
A classical musician from the slums is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy neurotic.
High School Hero (1946) as Composer
I've Always Loved You (1946) as Composer
A conductor means to destroy the career of a former student, pianist Myra Hassman. Showing no mercy, he conspires to ruin her even as she wrestles with Rachmaninoff at Carnegie Hall.
Men on Her Mind (1944) as Composer
Fantasia (1942) as Composer
Disney animators set pictures to classical music as Leopold Stokowski conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra. "The Sorceror's Apprentice" features Mickey Mouse as an aspiring magician who oversteps his limits. "The Rite of Spring" tells the story of evolution, from single-celled animals to the death of the dinosaurs. "Dance of the Hours" is a comic ballet performed by ostriches, hippos, elephants and alligators. "Night on Bald Mountain" and "Ave Maria" set the forces of darkness and light against each other as a devilish revel is interrupted by the coming of a new day.
Gentleman from Dixie (1941) as Composer
Naughty but Nice (1939) as Composer
A college professor turns songwriter and falls for his lyricist.
Mad About Music (1938) as Composer
A young woman at a girl's school in Switzerland makes up stories about and writes herself letters from an imaginary explorer-adventurer father; and is eventually put in a position where she has to produce him. Interesting things happen as she talks a visiting Englishman into helping her out.
The Girl of the Golden West (1938) as Composer
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
The Big Broadcast of 1937 (1936) as Composer
A failing radio station needs to put on a ratings winner to have any chance of continued operation.
Rainbow on the River (1936) as Composer
Young Phillip Ainsworth, (Bobby Breen), an orphan of the US Civil War, has been lovingly raised by Toinette, (Louise Beavers) a former slave. Toinette has big plans for the boy. She has saved her money to send him to a private school. But when the local priest, Father Josef, (Henry O'Neill) finds Phillip's family living in New York, the boy is sent north to live with people who refuse to accept him as their own. His only friend is the butler, Barrett, (Charles Butterworth). But his curmodgeon of a grandmother, (May Robson) is finally broken down by the boy's charm and good manners, and all ends happily. Along the way Breen has ample opportunity to show off his voice by singing several songs, including the title song three times.
The Black Cat (1934) as Composer
A Satanist faces off with the vengeful man whose wife and daughter he has stolen.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Hilary and Jackie (1998)
Life of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre, who died in 1987 at the age of 42 from multiple sclerosis. As children, Jackie and older sister Hilary are both immersed in music: Hilary exels at the flute, while Jackie is less confident as a cellist. But soon Jackie overtakes her sister, and while Hilary marries
Hilary and Jackie (1998)
Life of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre, who died in 1987 at the age of 42 from multiple sclerosis. As children, Jackie and older sister Hilary are both immersed in music: Hilary exels at the flute, while Jackie is less confident as a cellist. But soon Jackie overtakes her sister, and while Hilary marries

Music (special)

Kidnapping of Ingrid Betancourt, The (2004) as Composer ("Air On A G String From Orchestral Suite No. 3"); Composer ("St. Matthew Passion")
The story of the February 2002 kidnapping of Colombian political activist and presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Her family has received two proof-of-life videos since her disappearance.
Dogs: The Early Years (2001) as Music ("Ave Maria")
A practical perspective on the breeding, training and behavior of young dogs, along with advice on mistakes to avoid when choosing a puppy. The program also follows the story of a pup brought home to live with a puppy "socializer," to prepare him for his life as a guide dog.
Can't Stop Now (2000) as Music ("Cello Suite No 1 In G-Major" "Cello Suite No 5 In C-Minor" "Cello Suite No 4 In C-Minor" "Goldberg Variations No 15")
Few dancers imagine a professional life beyond 40, but one company embraces the rich potential of the older dancer. Under artistic director Jiri Kylian, the Nederlands Dans Theatre III strives to break stereotypical limitations. The program features six NDTIII dancers: former Nureyev protege Gary Ch
Bach Around the World (2000) as Music
Coverage of a one-day worldwide concert celebrating the enduring legacy of Johann Sebastian Bach. The program highlights some of the contatas, oratorios, concerts and other works performed by artists around the world, including vocalist Bobby McFerrin; organist Ton Koopman; the St. Thomas Boys Choir
Children of the Night (2000) as Music ("Suite No 5 In D Minor For Solo Cello")
Documentary short that combines rare and never-before-seen films and photos with haunting words and poetry to convey the overwhelming loss of the 1.5 million children who perished in the Holocaust.
Bach in Auschwitz (1999) as Music ("Chaconne" From "Partita No 2 In D Minor")
Fifty years after the Holocaust, twelve surviving members of the Auschwitz women's orchestra tell stories of how their musical talents spelled the difference between life and death. Filmed in nine different countries, including the grounds of Auschwitz.
Helmut Lotti Goes Classic (1997) as Music ("Ave Maria")
Flemish singer Helmut Lotti presents his rendition of classic songs as well as his own compositions in this performance special filmed at the Elisabeth Theatre in Antwerp, Belgium.
Denyce Graves: A Cathedral Christmas (1997) as Music ("Jesu, Joy Of Man'S Desiring" "Ave Maria" "Sheep May Safely Graze")
Holiday special with acclaimed mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves performing from the Washington National Cathedral.
40th Annual Pablo Casals Festival, The (1997) as Music ("Cello Suite")
Highlights of annual music festival honoring the late cellist and conductor Pablo Casals.
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra 60th Anniversary Gala, The (1997) as Music ("Concerto In D Minor For Two Violins")
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates its 60th birthday with a gala concert hosted by Itzhak Perlman, conducted by Zubin Mehta and Daniel Barenboim. The concert, taped in Tel Aviv's Mann Auditorium, features music by Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Brahms and others. Also includes historical footage,
Peter Ustinov's Mendelssohn (1997) as Music
Profile of celebrated 19th century composer, conductor and music performer, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy.
Bach's Fight For Freedom (1995) as Music
A rebellious valet's son is delighted to encounter a kindred spirit in Johann Sebastian Bach.
Marsalis on Music (1995) as Music ("O Sacred Head Now Wounded" From "Christmas Oratorio")
Series for young people in which trumpet virtuoso and composer Wynton Marsalis teaches the fundamentals of classical music and jazz.
Vladimir Feltsman: Journey From Home (1993) as Music
Emigre pianist Vladimir Feltsman returns to Russia from his new home in upstate New York to perform in the concert halls from which he had once been banned.
Faith Under Fire (1992) as Music ("Suite No 1 For Cello")
A documentary focusing on developments in Eastern Europe through the eyes of individuals who have made decisions of conscience opposing political and religious authoritarianism.
Kathleen Battle and Wynton Marsalis: Baroque Duet (1992) as Music ("Jauchzet Gott In Allen Landen")
A special in which soprano Kathleen Battle and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis perform Baroque music by Scarlatti, Handel and Bach. Also shows Battle and Marsalis in their separate careeers -- Battle performing classical, and Marsalis playing trumpet in a New Orleans jazz club with his father.
Richard Stoltzman and Friends (1992) as Music
A performance documentary featuring the collaboration of classical clarinetist Richard Stoltzman, jazz bassist Eddie Gomez, and new age composer and keyboard player Bill Douglas.
Gifted Ones, The (1991) as Music ("Sonata In C Major")
A two-part special exploring the world of the child prodigy.
Stations of Bach, The (1990) as Music
A documentary focusing on the life and music of composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
9th International Tchaikovsky Competition, The (1990) as Music ("Prelude & Fugue G Minor Wtc Ii")
A documentary featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the International Tchaikovsky Competition held in Moscow every four years. The competition features several hundred musicians: classically trained pianists, violinists, and vocalists. The program follows three of the competitors as they prepare fo
Music Center 25th Anniversary, The (1990) as Music ("Cantata No 50")
A variety special commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Los Angeles Music Center and presenting the first Dorothy B. Chandler Performing Arts Awards.
Mostly Mozart Festival With Itzhak Perlman, The (1989) as Music ("Violin Concerto No 2 In E Major")
A live broadcast of a concert performance from the twenty-third annual Mostly Mozart Festival from Lincoln Center. Guest artist violinist Itzhak Perlman plays the music of Mozart and Bach.
Jacques Loussier: Bach to Bach (1989) as Music ("Italian Concerto In F Major" "Air On The G String" "Toccata And Fugue In D Minor" "Pastorale In C Minor" "Gavotte In D Major" "Gavotte In B Minor" "Concerto In F Minor" "Choral No 1")
A concert of jazz-infused music by Bach performed by pianist Jacques Loussier in a performance recorded in February 1988.
Stradivarius on Stage (1988) as Music ("Suite No. 6 In G Major")
A special commemorating the 250th anniversary of the death of master violin-maker Antonio Stradivari. The program features orchestral and solo musical performances as well as personal commentary by world-class musicians. Included are segments showcasing musicians playing the largest collection of
King's Singers' Holiday Special With the Kansas City Symphony, The (1988) as Music ("Oratorio" "Gloria Patri" From "Magnificat")
A concert featuring the King's Singers of England, a male a capella sextet, joined by the Kansas City Symphony for a special concert of traditional holiday music.
Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts, The (1988) as Music ("Brandenburg Concerto No 3" (2nd Movement))
A special broadcast of the eleventh annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, taped December 4, 1988 in Washington, DC. This year's honorees are Alvin Ailey, George Burns, Myrna Loy, Alexander Schneider, and Roger L. Stevens.
All That Bach (1988) as Music ("Suite For Unaccompanied Flute" "Air From 'Orchestra Suite No 3'" "Magnificat In D" "Cantata No 78")
A musical celebration of the music of J.S. Bach, featuring an array of international musicians and dancers who pay tribute to the composer. Bach's music is played, danced, sung, jazzed, computed, tapped, steel-drummed, scat-sung, and electrified, with each artist responding in his or her own way to
Grand Night: The Performing Arts Salute Public Television, A (1988) as Music ("Brandenburg Concerto No 2, Last Movement")
A tribute to public television's unique contribution to the performing arts, bringing together celebrated artists from the fields of ballet, modern dance, classical music, opera, light opera, and drama.
Carnegie Hall: The Grand Reopening (1987) as Music Excerpt ("St. Matthew Passion")
A special taped before a black-tie audience at Carnegie Hall, which had been shut down for seven months for the most extensive renovation in its 96-year history. The program celebrates the re-opening of the great concert hall, and highlights its history through personal anecdotes, vintage photograph
Ozawa (1987) as Music Excerpt ("Chaconne")
A behind-the-scenes look by documentary film team Albert and David Maysles at the private and public life of celebrated conductor Seiji Ozawa. The director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra is seen rehearsing, performing, and relaxing at Tanglewood, Massachusetts (the summer home of the orchestra), a
Mostly Mozart Festival Gala, A (1987) as Music ("Violin Concerto In A Minor")
A concert broadcast live from the stage of Avery Fisher Hall in New York, featuring the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra and guest artists in performances of music by Bach and Mozart.
Bach in Ephesus (1987) as Music ("Fantasia In C Minor" "Concerto In The Italian Style" "Prelude No 8")
A musical celebration of the 1985 tri-centennial of the birth of composer Johann Sebastian Bach, featuring Dr. Rosalyn Tureck, the famed Bach interpreter, playing a selection of the composer's works at the ruins of the historic early Christian center of Ephesus in Turkey. The concert takes place in
Bach's Brandenburg Concertos (1985) as Music ("Brandenburg Concertos")
A two-part presentation of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, performed at the Baroque cloister library of the Wiblingen bei Ulm in Germany by the Concentus musicus of Vienna as conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt. The work is made up of six concertos Bach gathered into a collection in 1721 for Christian L
Paul Taylor Dance Company (1978) as Music ("E Major Violin Concerto" "D Minor Violin Concerto")
"Esplanade" and "Runes" -- two works by noted modern dance choreographer Paul Taylor -- are performed by members of his company.
St. Matthew Passion, The (1976) as Music ("The St. Matthew Passion")
A two-part presentation of Bach's immense musical work based on the passion story as told in the Gospel According to Matthew. Karl Richter conducts the Munich Bach Orchestra and this "Great Performances" presentation.
Herbert Von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1974) as Music ("Suite Number Two")
Conductor Herbert von Karajan leads the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in a concert filmed in Berlin. Works by Bach and Beethoven are performed.
Bach B Minor Mass (1974) as Music ("Mass In B Minor")
A performance of Bach's great mass, taped at the Klosterkirche in Diessen am Ammersee, West Germany.

Music (TV Mini-Series)

Firing Squad, The (1991) as Music ("Cantata No 211" "Cantata No 212")

Music (short)

Machorka-Muff (1963) as Music ("Musical Offering")
A satirical look at the political rise of a former Nazi officer in an imagined postwar German government.
Femme Coquette, Une (1955) as Music

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