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Lecture 21 (first feature)

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Lecture 21 (Lezione 21)

Lecture 21 (Lezione 21)

Lecture 21 (Lezione 21)

original title:

LEZIONE 21

directed by:

cast:

Noah Taylor, John Hurt, Clive Russell, Leonor Watling, Tim Barlow, Tim Barlow, Natalia Tena, Franco Pistoni, Chiara Paoli, Clive Riche, Andy Gathergood, Daniel Tuite, Rasmus Hardiker, Phyllida Law, Adrian Moore, Matthew Reynolds

cinematography:

set design:

costume design:

producer:

Domenico Procacci, Simon Channing Williams, Gail Egan

production:

Fandango, Rai Cinema, supported by MiBAC, Potboiler Productions

world sales:

country:

Italy

year:

2008

film run:

92'

format:

35mm - colour

release date:

17/10/2008

Intriguing investigation into Beethoven’s ninth symphony, Lesson 21 weaves the stories of an enthusiastic musician, a brilliant Professor and a village inhabited by strange characters, from the work’s origin to the reception it received from the audience during that period. Suspended between fantasy and reality, this mysterious tale is an elaborate philosophical fairytale about art and creation.