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Overview

This screen biography of the legendary composer has been given a well-executed presentation for its North American release on DVD. Tchaikovsky has been given a letterboxed transfer to disc in its original widescreen aspect ratio, and the audio has been remixed for playback in Dolby Digital 5.1. The original Russian soundtrack has been included, as well as dubbed versions in English and French, and optional English subtitles. Bonus materials include a short documentary on the making of the film, filmographies for the key cast and crew members, and a gallery of production photos.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/24/2004
UPC: 0738329033927
Original Release: 1970
Rating: NR
Source: Kino Video
Presentation: [Letterbox]
Time: 2:33:00

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. A Tormenting Gift [5:32]
2. Composing for the Public [6:41]
3. Tchaikovsky's Pupil [6:25]
4. Rubenstein's Influence [5:28]
5. Desiring Désirée [4:22]
6. A Wealthy Admirer [6:17]
7. Swan Lake [5:42]
8. A Suicidal Admirer [5:11]
9. The Best of Intentions [4:41]
10. A Sensitive Friend [4:39]
11. No Happy Ending [5:07]
12. An Unsuitable Wife [5:17]
13. Death of Music [5:36]
14. An Unusual Patron [1:18]
15. Silenced Hands [4:09]
16. Honoring Rubenstein [6:07]
17. Unsentimental Critics [5:09]
18. Unattainable Happiness [4:50]
19. In the Countryside [6:02]
20. Expectations [6:32]
21. Bidding Farewell [7:02]
22. Lucky Cards [5:40]
23. Take My Life [6:03]
24. Celebrating Triumph [4:16]
25. Blaming Tchaikovsky [4:53]
26. The Last Happy Days [2:44]
27. Tchaikovsky Conducting [1:59]

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