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The musical biopic of EDVARD GRIEG

Author: Arthaus Musik

A fascinating and thrilling biopic about Edvard Grieg in a new digitally remastered version dedicated to the 175th birthday of the Norwegian composer.

  • Cover Edvard Grieg | Copyright: © Arthaus Musik

    Cover Edvard Grieg © Arthaus Musik

The international acclaimed film What Price Immortality? (1999) directed by Thomas Olofsson and Ture Rangström gives an authentic picture of a man and composer who still receives less attention outside Scandinavia than he deserves, even more than 100 years after his death.

This music film attempts to throw some light on the restless life and complex character by means of a series of flashbacks in which the elderly Grieg tries to find out the truth about his life and remembers at times of happiness and extremity. A wide range of excerpts from his music provide fitting illustrations of the various episodes in his career.

Cat. No.: 109374 (DVD) | 109375 (Blu-ray)

Genre Feature Film
Duration 71 mins
Video format 1x DVD / NTSC
Audio format PCM Stereo
Production Company RM Arts / ZDF
Director Thomas Olofsson & Ture Rangström
Orchestra / Band Auryn Quartet
Soloist Staffan Scheja
Main Actor Staffan Scheja
Main Actor Claudia Zöhner
Main Actor Lasse Kolsrud
Main Actor Haakon Rasmos Rasmusser
Main Actor Sabine Oberhorner
Main Actor Michael Baral

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