Beethoven's Hair (2005) - Rotten Tomatoes

Beethoven's Hair (2005)

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Beethoven's Hair traces the unlikely journey of a lock of hair cut from Beethoven's corpse and unravels the mystery of his tortured life and death. The film begins in modern times, when a pair of Beethoven enthusiasts purchase the hair at a Sotheby's auction. The story then looks at the lock's previous owners and culminates in the science that reveals Beethoven's "medical secret". Set to a lush score of some of Beethoven's most glorious music, the film explores the world of forensic testing in sharp relief against the romance of 19th-century Vienna and the horrors of 20th-century Nazi Germany.

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Weinstein's witty doc is consistently engaging, even if your musical tastes run to rock & roll.

March 23, 2006 | Full Review…

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