- 1 hr 44 min
The last three years of Ludwig van Beethoven's life is fictionalized beginning in 1824 as Beethoven is finishing his ninth symphony. Plagued by deafness, illness and personal trauma, Anna Holtz is hired to help him finish the score for the first performance. Anna is an aspiring composer. Beethoven slowly comes to rely on Anna's assistance. She helps him conduct the musical piece from a spot in the orchestra. Over the years they form a deep friendship... As he becomes more eccentric and ill, Anna is always close by to take care of him.