2008. Germany/France/Hungary. Helma Sanders-Brahms. 110 min.
Thursday, November 6, 2008, 8:45 p.m.
Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1
2008. Germany/France/Hungary. Directed by Helma Sanders-Brahms. Screenplay by Sanders-Brahms, Nicole-Lise Bernheim. With Martina Gedeck, Pascal Greggory, Malik Zidi. The latest film from veteran German filmmaker Sanders-Brahms (Germany Pale Mother , Laputa ) is a dramatic portrait of a remarkable woman: Clara Wieck Schumann. In addition to being one of the more distinguished pianists of the mid-nineteenth century, Schumann was also a composer, a mother, the wife of composer Robert Schumann, and a close friend of Johannes Brahms's—who even cared for the Schumann children when Robert was ill and Clara was on tour. In German; English subtitles. 110 min.