Un grand amour de Beethoven (The Life and Loves of Beethoven) Reviews

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TV Guide's Movie Guide
November 15, 2007
Abel Gance's film biography of one of the world's greatest composers focuses on what Gance saw to be his only true loves -- music and Holt.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Fernando F. Croce
November 15, 2007
Easily the best of Gance's talkies, the film's creative Úlan scarcely wavers even at its most leadenly dramatic.
Top Critic
Frank S. Nugent
New York Times
July 8, 2006
t upsets me just the same to see the musical cart hitched before the cinema horse and then be constrained to admit it was probably for the best.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
April 28, 2006
Fascinating biopic on the 19th-century Ludwig van Beethoven.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
September 8, 2005
By turns clunky, corny and downright brilliant, Abel Gance's 1936 biopic on Ludwig Van Beethoven is never less than fascinating
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy
October 6, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
July 1, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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