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Chess and music are often related with other arts. Here you have some examples.
Graphic & Visual Arts
|Authors (direction, screenplay and music)
|Based on the life of the rapper Eminem, Jimmy Smith, better known as "Rabbit", is a white boy who lives in a poor neighborhood of Detroit where the black population predominates. He is passionate about Hip-Hop and uses it to escape from problems with his girlfriend, his mother and his economic troubles.
|A late quartet
|A famous string quartet from New York begins to prepare a commemorative concert about the 25 years of success that the quartet has harvested. But the cellist begins to have the first symptoms of Parkinson's disease, knowing that the end of his career will soon come. The uncertaintly will bring reproaches in the group that will jeopardize their friendship.
|A night at the opera
|Groucho, Harpo and Chico travel aboard a ship together with the great stars of the Milan Opera. On board, the three revolutionize the ship and becomes a scandal upon their arrival in New York. The opening night will be a madness that the world of opera can never forget.
|A song to remember
|Another adaptation of the biography of the great Polish musician Frederic Chopin.
|Luis César Amadori
|The young Albéniz is the victim of a tyrannical father, for that reason he flees from his house and goes to South America and then to the United States. Back in Spain, the musician reaches international fame through concerts that he himself finances, obtaining a great amount of prizes.
|Alexandra Kosteniuk's comics
|The comics of Alexandra Kosteniuk are offered free of charge on their website www.kosteniuk.com. Alexanndra aims to bring chess to all fans of reading and comics, especially among children.
|All that jazz
|Drama in the form of a musical that reflects the hardness of the show world, a work in which latent decadence and splendor blend in the world of interpretation.
|Milos Forman (direction); Peter Shaffer (screenplay)
|The tormented Antonio Salieri narrates the life of the great composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart since they both know each other until the Mozart's death.
|Antonio Vivaldi, un prince à Venise
|Antonio Vivaldi is in the Venice of the eighteenth century working as a violin teacher and composer. However, the bishop of Venice does not see this work with good eyes, because it distances him from his duties as a priest, and he also begins to suspect that the composer's relationship with Anna, a young soprano, is more than friendship .
|Stuart Sutcliffe, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Pete Best are members of a Liverpool rock group: The Beatles. In Hamburg they are hired to play in a club. In the German city they meet a young artist and Astrid Kirchherr, a beautiful photographer whose relationship with Stuart, will jeopardize the stability of the group
|Éric Warin, Éric Summer
|Felicia is a girl who lives in an orphanage in Brittany. Her passion is dance and she dreams of becoming a professional dancer. To get it he escapes with the help of his friend Víctor and travels to Paris to fight for the life she wants.
|Battle vs. Chess
|Targem Games and Zuxxez Entertainment
|One more step in the game of chess showing the figures as real human forms capable of fighting each other as if it were a medieval combat.
|Beyond the sea
|Walden Robert Cassotto was born in 1936 with a heart affected by rheumatic fever. Although he is given fifteen years of life, thanks to the happiness that music provides, Walden is still alive. He decides to change his name to Bobby Darin and becomes a true music star and a great actor. But his excessive ambition begins to poison his private life.
|The fame of jazz saxophonist Charlie 'Bird' Parker grows rapidly from his arrival in New York in 1940. But Parker begins to abuse alcohol and drugs, and his life becomes hell.
|Nina, a great dancer absorbed by dance and very demanding with herself, gets the role of white swan and black swan in a New York ballet company that wants to break the standard of the famous ballet of Tchaikovsky making the same dancer do both roles. Reality and fiction are intermingled in the head of Nina, whose pressure, exhaustion and tension is increasing as the day of the premiere approaches, facing each other the white swan and the black swan in herself, making Nina bloom in the darkness that we all have inside.
|Videogame set in India that consists of making the characters dance past the screen in the Boliwood style.
|It tells the story of an orphaned and rebellious boy of 11 years, well endowed musically who enters an elite musical school on the East Coast of the United States. Here he will meet a very demanding choir teacher whose discipline will change the child's way of being and consider his way of life.
|In the middle of the 19th century, Rosarillo, a beautiful flamenco singer, unleashed the passions of the public in an Andalusian tablao. On their wedding night, while the She sings with emotion, her husband is killed. Anger seizes her to such an extent that, before all present, she swears to avenge him.
|TV Serie (music)
|When pop singer Shane Gray listens to Mitchie sing, a great aspiring singer who works in the kitchens of a music camp, Shane tries to find her and make known that great voice that has captivated her.
|1925 has been a year of crisis for the world chess champion José Raúl Capablanca that takes him to a transition stage whose result will revolutionize the game of chess.
|Edgar G. Ulmer
|Nora, the cleaning girl at Carnegie Hall, falls in love with Tony Salerno, a great pianist with whom he has a son. After the death of Tony, Nora becomes obsessed with the fact that her son triumphs as a concert pianist, and takes the child to Carnegie Hall every night, turning the building into the best music school possible.
|Vsevolod Pudovkin, Nikolai Shpikovsky
|With irony, this film represents the fever for chess produced in Moscow on the occasion of the International Chess Tournament
|With more than five million units sold, Chessmaster is one of the best known chess videogames. Despite having a playability and a classic interface, its ease of movement and its ability to play online have made it famous.
|Chopin. Pragnienie milosci
|This film tells the life and work of the Polish composer and pianist Friederick Chopin.
|Chronik der Anna Magdalena Bach
|Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub
|Recreates the writings of Johann Sebastian Bach's wife's diary, showing their lives and especially the music of a great teacher as an aesthetic subject.
|City of rock
|A young musician from a small town in China tries to save the valuable Rock Park by organizing a charity concert.
|Andrew Bujalski (direction and screenplay)
|Computer programmers create different computer chess games to confront each other in a tournament in which the options of artificial intelligence are valued.
|Treats the life of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of the band Joy Division and icon of English post-punk. Singer of great talent with a complicated life. The dramatic conflict between his partner and his lover, his epileptic attacks and his frenetic live performances affect him in such a way that in 1980 he decides to commit suicide.
|Agnieszka Holland (direction); Stephen J. Rivele and Christopher Wilkinson (screenplay)
|Anna Holtz begins to work as a copyist for the great composer Ludwig van Beethoven, demonstrating skills that leave the composer impressed. Through his copyist, the film narrates the last years of the composer's life and the creation of some of his great works.
|Eugene is a great classical guitarist, but his real dream is to become a Blues star. To get it, he gets in touch with Willie Brown, a great musician who achieved great success in his career, but now lives in a nursing home
|Cole Porter, an American composer and an icon of twentieth-century music, is about to die. He plays at the piano a melancholy and familiar melody that leads him to evoke the past: he remembers the most important people and events of his life, above all, the deep and complex relationship with his wife and muse, Linda Lee Porter.
|Johnny Castle, an expert dance teacher, meets a 17-year-old teenager at a spa. Both are very different, but they discover that both are passionate about dancing and decide to prepare to participate in a contest.
|El ángel del acordeón
|Maria Camila Lizarazo
|Poncho Daza, an 11-year-old boy of great talent, has two big dreams: to get an accordion and to conquer the heart of Sara María, who has imposed the challenge of becoming a great musician, capable of composing a song that reaches him soul.
|El Cantante (The Singer)
|Biopic salsa singer Héctor Lavoe, a humble Puerto Rican who emigrated to the United States in the 60's to succeed in the world of music.
|El decimosexto sueño de un artista
|A young musician is obsessed with a girl, but after the appearance of a book that reveals the sixteenth dream, his obsession increases.
|El duelo fantástico
|Two great chess players in love with the same woman, compete for their love in a game of chess in which all the secrets of this love triangle will be unveiled.
|El Jugador de Ajedrez
|Luis Oliveros (direction); Julio Castedo (screenplay); various (music)
|Thomas, a great chess player, is obsessed with being a world champion, abandoning his work to become a professional chess player.
|Escuchando a Gabriel
|José Enrique March
|After his wife dies, Carlos, a drug dealer and gambling addict, decides to change his life and take care of his son Gabriel, to whom he has never paid attention. Gabriel does not speak, he has locked himself in his world, but he has a great talent for the piano. However, Carlos is arrested and sentenced to 16 years in prison. When he leaves, he will try to recover Gabriel, but Gabriel has created his own life rejecting everything that reminds him of the past: his father and his piano.
|A group of young musicians and dancers prepares in an academy in New York to be able to succeed one day in the world of entertainment.
|Direction: various; Music: Philadelphia Orchestra from different classical works
|In this Disney animated film, music takes on a vital importance by replacing dialogue and accompanying animation, which tells the story that music evokes
|Direction: various; Screenplay: See Credits; Music: See Program from different classical works;
|With the same structure and form of realization, Disney returns to make this film in the year 2000 on the occasion of commemorating the 60 years of the film "fantasy"
|Gérard Corbiau (direction); Marcel Beaulieu, Andrée Corbiau and Gérard Corbiau (screenplay); Johann Adolph Hasse and Nicola Porpora (music)
|The film tells the life of Farinelli, the most famous castrati in the history of music, from his childhood as part of a choir, showing the traumatic and painful process of castration to which the children singers were subjected at the time, until his success in music and with women.
|Fill de Cain
|Nico possessed an exceptional intelligence, a peculiar character and an obsession: chess. Julio, an amateur chess psychologist, comes to Nico's life to begin a therapy in which he will know Nico's inner world through chess.
|Martijn is a Dutch jazz pianist who wants to collaborate with philanthropic causes. To finance it, he travels to Morocco but is kidnapped by an armed group of alleged local terrorists.
|Flirting with Flamenco
|When Sylvia's father surprises her with a devastating revelation, Sylvia's world turns upside down. Sylvia wants to be a flamenco dancer, but for her father it is a hard blow because he doesn't understand it. Instead of collapsing, Sylvia will prove himself in the local flamenco dance competition.
|Florence Foster Jenkins
|It tells the true story of Florence Foster Jenkins that by inheriting her father's fortune, she was able to fulfill her dream of studying to be a soprano. Despite his obvious lack of talent, people went to his recitals to see if he really was as bad a singer as critics said.
|Fresh is a child trafficking for 12 years. Although he is forbidden to see his father, a vagabond genius, he sneaks out to see him and play chess with him.
|German chess computer program designed to compete in the major computer chess championships.
|In the 19th century the famous composer Robert Schumann marries with the pianist Clara Wieck. They didn't know at that moment that marriage would be a torment destined to fail because of the fame and power of music.
|Fanny Brice got her first big hit at Keeney's Music May, thanks to her debut as a skater. A year later, he starts working on the famous Follies and soon becomes a star, but falls in love with Nick Arnstein, a hard player without much luck.
|Gang de qin (The piano in a Factory)
|Zhang Meng, Jae-Young Kwak
|Chen, in charge of the playful activities of a factory in China, has only one goal in life: to make his daughter a good pianist. The former workers of the factory him her to fulfill his dream.
|Short film (chess)
|Jan Pinkava (direction); Gus Viseur (music)
|Elder Geri plays chess against himself in a park, but his cleverness makes the spectator think that there are two players facing each other
|TV Serie (music)
|Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan.
|At the William McKinley Institute, Professor Will Schuester wants to give back to the choir club the brilliance and popularity that he had when he was a student. For this, he manages to bring together a group of highly talented marginalized students.
|The young and virtuous pianist Tom Selznick reappears in a concert after a retreat for stage fright. When sitting in front of the piano to interpret one of Rachmaninov's most complex works, he finds a explicit message: he musn't fail a single note of the interpretation or his family's life will be in danger.
|Great balls of fire
|Biographical film about the life of the rock and roll myth Jerry Lee Lewis. After his beginnings as a singer, his greatest hits and spectacular performances where he burned the piano. But later he fell into disgrace after marrying a 13-year-old teenager.
|Guitar Hero Saga
|Interactive video game, playable with adapted musical instruments, consisting of playing rock songs. This video game was a revolution in the gameplay of the moment. Among its game modes, allows you to form your own virtual rock band and give concerts all over the world
|Ruy and Tito have been working for years to fulfill their dream: to become stars of music. One day two producers discover the great talent of Ruy and Tito and offer them an international offer. At last they will be able to fulfill their great dream, but now doubts and fears appear.
|Han ni zai yiki (Together)
|The young violinist Liu Xiaochun and his father move from a small city to Beijing, so that Xiaochun can attend a prestigious music academy. His new life, far from the family environment but full of hope, allows the young person to find out in which direction he wants to channel his future.
|Andrew van den Houten
|While Álex plays a game of chess with his enigmatic friend Harry, artist and chess master, the memories of Álex's violent past begin to materialize in form of a nightmare, stalking him while he is awake.
|High School Musical
|TV Serie (music)
|Troy and Gabriella are two teenagers with no features in common, but both discover their interest in music in a karaoke contest and decide to present themselves to the casting of a musical that is being organized in their high school.
|Histoire de la Musique en Bandes Dessinées
|Bernard Deyries, Denys Lemery and Michael Sadler
|Classical music history. The highlights of the history of music presented in the form of comics, from antiquity to the present
|Helen Wright is a seductive woman who, through seduction, gets what she wants from men: dresses, jewelry, money ... Until one day he meets Paul Boray, a brilliant young violinist who does not allow himself to be manipulated, and for the first time Helen is the victim of his love for a man when he realizes he has really fallen in love.
|Il giovane Toscanini
|Arturo Toscanini travels to Brazil for the performance of the opera 'Aida', by Verdi. There he meets Nadine, a mature soprano, and Margherita, a young missionary committed to the cause of the poor. The musician will be attracted to both, but will have to make a decision.
|I'm not there
|From six different perspectives, this film tells the story of the personal and professional life of the American singer Bob Dylan, who revolutionized popular music in the 60s and 70s. Since then, his influence on musicians, writers, poets and on culture in general has been permanent.
|In 1827 the genius Ludwig Van Beethoven was worshiped in Vienna. In his testament, Beethoven has left his entire legacy to unknown woman. A letter is the only means to discover the identity of the mysterious woman.
|Inside Llewyn Davis
|Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
|Llewyn Davis is a young folk singer who gets everything wrong. With barely any money, he struggles to make a living as a musician, but a series of bad decisions mean he can not achieve his goal. So he decides to go to Chicago to take a test with Bud Grossman, a music mogul who may give him a chance.
|Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano
|After becoming a quadriplegic in an accident, the millionaire Philippe hires Driss, an immigrant fresh out of jail. The brilliance of classical music and the eloquence of Philippe's aristocratic life will be mixed with the strength of disco music, funk and neighborhood life of Driss, eventually forging a strong friendship.
|Isi/Disi: Alto voltaje
|Miguel Ángel Lamata
|In this second part, Disi falls in love with the sexy Angie, ex-rock singer and girlfriend of a big shot, Berdún. Angie presents a rock band contest to which the two friends present themselves and win it, but the label wants the group to change the course. Isi and Disi have to save their group and rescue Angie from her boyfriend, who turns out not to be as good as he looks.
|Isi/Disi: Amor a lo bestia
|Chema de la Peña
|Isi and Disi, nicknamed as fans of the rock band AC/DC, are two friends who share a passion for Heavy-Rock music. One day Isi falls in love with Vane, a young and beautiful university student who will revolutionize the lives of the two friends.
|As a comedy, this film faces two brothers for the love of the same woman to play a game of chess. The film is marked by a series of "Jazz Chess" games, a form of artistic chess in which there are no winners or losers.
|Jim Henson's Tale of Sand
|Ramón K. Pérez, Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl
|Graphic novel adapted from a cinematographic script that tells the story of Mac when he wakes up in an unknown city and is persecuted by all kinds of monsters.
|Joueuse (Queen to Play)
|The simple life of Hélène will give a change after knowing the game of chess. With the help of Monsieur Kröger, Hélène becomes a talented player.
|Carl Schenkel (direction); Brad Mirman (screenplay); Anne Dudley (music)
|Peter Sanderson, international chess champion, is in a tournament while police suspect he is a serial killer. Peter will have to try to unmask the killer by following the keys of the crimes while trying to win the tournament.
|Knights of the South Bronx
|TV Movie (chess)
|Allen Hughes (direction); Jamal Joseph and Dianne Houston (screenplay)
|A teacher from a school from the marginal neighborhood of the American Bronx teaches children to play chess at a high level until they reach important competitions.
|In this film the life and work of the Russian composer Mikhail Glinka is narrated, as well as the personal and sentimental aspects of his life.
|It tells the meteoric career of Ritchie Valens, a 17-year-old Mexican-American, who went from making a living in the countryside to becoming a Rock & Roll star.
|La cantante de tango
|Diego Martinez Vignatti
|Helena, a tango singer, is in love. But the man she loves no longer wants to reciprocate her love. For Helena, who lives by love and sings to love, is the end of the road. Obsessed and tortured by the loss, she can not overcome the disappointment and becomes a shadow of herself
|La diagonale du fou
|Pavius Fromm, exiled dissident and current chess world champion, faces Akiva Liebskird, loyal to the communist regime of the USSR, in the prestigious chess championship in Geneva. Through this metaphor, the Cold War reflected in a game of chess is reflected.
|La La Land
|Damien Chazelle (direction and screenplay); Justin Hurwitz (music)
|Mia, aspiring actress, and Sebastian, jazz pianist, realize how their relationship can be an obstacle to success in their careers.
|La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano (The Legend of 1900)
|In the luxurious ships of the massive emigrations to the USA since the end of the 19th century, wealthy bourgeoisie and emigrants are mixed in search of a new life. In one of these boats is Danny, an abandoned child with a great talent for the piano, who becomes an instrument in which to reflect what he feels inside the boat, his only known world that he doesn't dare to abandon.
|La Môme (La Vie en Rose)
|Biography of the famous French singer Edith Piaf, from her childhood and her adolescence in the slums of Paris, until her ascension to glory and success in New York.
|La musica del silenzio
|Michael Radford (director). Andrea Bocelli
|Biographical film that shows the life and work of the Italian blind tenor Andrea Bocelli.
|La otra cara de la luna
|Luis José Comerón
|Juan, an opera enthusiast and a chess master, is married to Julia, a writer of crime novels, but when they are forced to separate for a week, something changes in their lives.
|Andrei Filipov, the best orchestra conductor of the Soviet Union, was relegated to working as a cleaner man by refusing to dismiss Jewish musicians. After 30 years of seeing his dream shattered by an injustice, he creates a clever plan to replace the current director, and direct a concert with his former colleagues without the public being aware of it. The key piece, Tchaikovsky's concert in D Minor, will guide the whole story in which music is interspersed with the horrors of World War II.
|Le Jouer D'echecs (The Player of Chess)
|Raymond Bernard (direction); Henri Rabaud (music)
|In 1776, an inventor creates an automaton of chess and inside conceals a noble expert chess player. Their fame takes them to the Russian court.
|Le maître de musique
|The famous baritone singer Joachim Dallayrac decides to retire in the twilight of his career due to a serious illness. But before retiring completely from music, he decides to teach two young people with great talent.
|Le roi danse
|The film tells the fascinating relationship between the great French composer and conductor Jean Baptiste Lully and the Sun King, Louis XIV of France, and how, thanks to the king's support, Lully managed to revolutionize French music and dance.
|Cal Fournier, an immature young man of 22 years, is about to win the Budapest chess tournament, until a Hungarian child becomes his rival. Cal begins to realize that winning the tournament is not going to be that easy.
|Clément Mathieu is a music teacher who starts working in a juvenile reeducation boarding school. Teaching them music and choral singing, Mathieu will transform the lives of children
|Life of a king
|Eugene Brown is a criminal who decides to change his life by creating a chess club for teenagers from the urban center in Washington DC and avoid other young people committing the mistakes he made in his youth.
|TV Serie (music)
|Tells the story of four friendly animals: the rooster Koki, the donkey Tonto, the dog Lupo and the cat Burlón, who form a musical group in which they respectively play the guitar, the drums, the trumpet and the saxophone
|Mein Name ist Bach
|Dominique de Rivaz
|1747, Potsdam. The old and almost blind composer Johann Sebastian Bach arrives at the court of the Emperor Frederick II, great lover of music and admirer of the composer. Since then a great friendship begins in which the Emperor will see in Bach the paternal figure, and Bach will see in the Emperor the powerful son he has always wanted to have.
|Mozart in the Jungle
|TV Serie (music)
|Rodrigo is the new conductor of the New York Symphony Orchestra, bringing new and fresh ideas thanks to his eccentric and charismatic character. From the point of view of Hailey, the new oboist of the orchestra, shows the daily life of a group of professional musicians who are moved by the same feeling: the passion for music.
|Music and lyrics
|A pop diva invites singer Alex Fletcher to create a hit song and do a duet with her, so she asks Sophie to help her write the lyrics. Both face their fears not only in their professional careers but also in their personal lives.
|Music for One Apartment and Six Drummers
|Short film (music)
|Ola Simonsson, Johannes Stjärne Nilsson
|Six percussionists participate in a well planned musical attack in the suburbs. When an elderly couple leaves their apartment, the percussionists take over and give a concert with everyday objects in four movements: kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and living room.
|Music of the heart
|Biographical film about the life of Roberta Guaspari, a famous violinist who, after getting married, abandons her professional concert career. However, years later and with two children, her husband abandons her and Roberta manages to rebuild her life as a music teacher for poor children.
|Nannerl, la soeur de Mozart (Mozart's Sister)
|René Feret (direction and screenplay); Marie-Jeanne Serrero (music)
|Nannerl was also a child prodigy, with great command of the harpsichord and the violin, however was forced by his father to maintain a life away from the stage because she was a woman. In this way his brother Mozart achieved great musical success, but this fact did not disturb the great love that was between both brothers.
|Nina Simone's life was not simple. In a time when racism and the degradation of women are considered everyday, being an ambitious pianist and black woman is going to be a great obstacle to be able to prosper. Injustice is the biggest motive that comes out of Nina's piano keys, managing to portray the retrograde society of the moment and imploring a necessary change of mentality based on the rights of all human beings. A really hard work that was reflected not only in her music but also in her strong character, resulting in serious and intimidating woman, with no government other than her own ideas.
|George Tillman Jr.
|It tells the life of rapper Notorious B.I.G., a New York rap singer who broke into the Hip-Hop music world. Born in Brooklyn, after a busy life that alternated musical numbers one on the billboard with arrests, polemics and fines, Notorious was killed in a shootout in 1997 at the age of 24.
|Walk and tell the first years of the life of the musician John Lennon, from his childhood to the formation of the Beatles.
|Paul Potts is a shy store clerk who at night cultivates his great talent as a lyric singer, dreaming of becoming an opera singer one day. One day he decides to take part in the casting of the prestigious program "Britain's Got Talent". In his test he decides to sing the aria 'Nessun dorma', leaving the audience and the judges overwhelmed by his great talent and technique. After becoming a great viral effect on the Internet and getting win the contest, he manages to fulfill his dream and become a successful artist.
|Edward Zwick (direction); Steven Knight (screenplay); James Newton Howard (music)
|The film tells the confrontation between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky in 1972
|Photographies about chess
|Queen of Katwe
|Mira Nair (direction); William Wheeler (screenplay); Alex Heffes (music)
|Phiona Mutesi, a young Ugandan prodigy of chess, won the youth championship of her country with only 11 years of age. After that, Phiona struggles to leave Uganda to go to a tournament in Sudan, eventually competing in the World Chess Olympiad.
|Ray suffers in his hard and humble childhood the loss of vision by glaucoma and the death of his little brother. But this does not stop him from getting ahead and learning to play the piano. When he decides to travel from Florida to Seattle, he starts working as a jazz pianist. The fame goes until it becomes the famous Ray Charles, at the same time that it increases his drugs's addiction.
|A young woman of good family must choose between two suitors: a violinist and a pianist. The first one lives so devoted to music that she rejects it, but soon she will realize the terrible mistake she has made.
|Grigori Roshal, Gennadi Kazansky
|St. Petersburg, late 19th century. Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov is at the height of his creativity. His new opera "Sadko" has been rejected by the Imperial Theater, but is represented in a private theater owned by the art promoter Savva Mamontov, where it receives a warm welcome from the public.
|Ring of the Nibelung
|P. Craig Russell
|The Ring of the Nibelung. Richard Wagner.
|Rock of ages
|A aspiring rock musician falls in love with his co-worker. Both try to prevent the place where they work is sold to entrepreneurs who want to demolish it
|A great admirer of the Heavy music group "Steal Dragon" gets his big dream of being the new singer of the group. Soon fame comes and discovers the other side of rock: drugs, excesses, and the incompatibility of maintaining their relationship.
|Román s basou (historia de un contrabajo)
|Short film (music)
|Faithful adaptation of a short story by Antón Chéjov, in which a musician falls in love with a young princess he meets when she bathes in a river.
|Romanza final (Gayarre)
|José María Forqué
|To Julián Gayarre is heard singing a professor from the Music Conservatory of Madrid and offers him a scholarship to further his studies. His great successes make him the most important tenor in the world. However, in 1890, at the Teatro Real in Madrid, his voice suffers a failure that would be the prelude to his inability to sing a few years later.
|The king of Spain falls in love with Rosita, a street singer who is in love with Don Diego, a noble without fortune who defends her when they arrest her for singing a song that makes a mockery of the king. Rosita and Don Diego are sent to prison and he is sentenced to death.
|School of rock
|After being expelled from his band and without money, Dewey decides to impersonate a music teacher in a private school where he decides to get away from the formal conventions of teaching and starts teaching Rock & Roll to children.
|Searching for Bobby Fischer
|Steven Zaillian (direction and screenplay); James Horner (music)
|Josh Waitzkin is still a child, but he has a great passion for chess, which makes him want to become his idol, Bobby Fischer. His parents see in his son a future great chess teacher and help him achieve his goal.
|A Pansori opera singer teaches her children to sing with a severe education that makes the younger son leave his disappointed home. The father, for fear that his daughter will do the same, leaves her blind and she becomes a Pansori opera singer of unequaled status. After spending time, the brother sets out to find his sister and finds her in a lonely pub. The brothers use the Pansori opera as a means of communicating their stories.
|Sero Hiki no Gôshu
|Goshu is a young professional cellist who begins to have a crisis due to the loss of sensitivity with music. Therefore, a cat will help him to understand the feeling of music, a cuckoo will show him the importance of practicing, a badger will show him the rhythm and a mouse show him the tenderness. Thanks to them, Goshu will learn the true meaning of music, to finally become a fantastic interpreter.
|Based on the life of David Helfgott, a child prodigy, with a complicated life since childhood, with a strict father who causes traumas that cause serious nervous breakdowns when he is an adult. When David is accepted into the Royal College of Music he sees the opportunity to run away from his father and risk everything for the music. But the rejection of his father and the pressures of his work, end up plunging him into a mental illness. Only the love of a woman who truly understands him can save him.
|Sid & Nancy
|History and last years of Sid Vicious, bassist and leader of the mythical punk group Sex Pistols. Sid will fall in love with Nancy and both will maintain a love and drug relationship. In October 1978, at the Chelsea Hotel in NY, Nancy is found stabbed with Sid, dejected with grief. Arrested and accused of his murder, he dies of overdose before the beginning of his judicial process...
|SCE London Studio
|SingStar allows you to set up your own karaoke at home, with included microphones and a large number of games with different musical themes.
|Sonata per a violoncel
|After years of sporadic pain, Julia, a famous cellist who lives dedicated to music, is diagnosed with fibromyalgia, a chronic disease with no known cause. As the days go by, Julia's struggle to keep playing will become a battle with her own body.
|It tells the story of Antonio Stradivari, the most important Italian luthier in the history of music. After listening to the sound of a violin as a child, he becomes enchanted by the sound and Antonio decides to study luthiery with an instrument builder until his great work and perfection in the construction of instruments makes him become the most important luthier in Italy.
|The Chess Comic
|Through comics and in an entertaining and fun way, you can know the game of chess and learn to play by explaining the movement of each of the pieces as a graphic story. You can see it here: http://www.thechesscomic.com/
|The Devil's Violinist
|Bernard Rose (direction and screenplay); David Garrett and Franck van der Heijden (music)
|Driven by his demanding father, Nicolo Paganini manages to become the greatest violin virtuoso of all time, with a technique so refined and polished that the public begins to think that he has sold his soul to the devil to get it.
|It tells the story of Jim Morrison, singer of the famous group "The Doors". A career of self-destruction in which drugs, sex and alcohol take him from stardom to sinking.
|In one day Mel loses his job, his boyfriend ends his relationship with her, and his doctor tells her that she has a terminal cancer and she has little time left to live. After this hard news, she decides to live the time that is left to the maximum, so she decides to buy a guitar and learn to play it, since it was her dream since she was a child. The guitar becomes a channel for their feelings and a great incentive to make their last days the happiest of her lives.
|The jazz singer
|Considered the first sound film, and the film that saved Warner Bross from bankruptcy thanks to its blockbuster, it tells the story of Jakie, a jazz singer born into a Jewish Orthodox family whose work comes into contradiction with the ideas of his father, who wants Jakie to be a rabbi.
|The Luzhin Defense
|Marleen Gorris (direction); Peter Berry (screenplay); Alexandre Desplat and Layla Stanson (music)
|With a complicated childhood, Alexander Luzhin finds in chess a way of escape, that of major will turn him into a Grand Master. During a tournament in Italy, he falls in love with Natalia, beginning a relationship that will destabilize his game and his life.
|The Magic Flute
|P. Craig Russell
|The Magic Flute's opera. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
|The magic flute
|Cinematographic adaptation of Mozart's Opera. At the beginning of the First World War, Tamino embarks on a risky journey to free Pamina, the adorable daughter of the Queen of the Night, who has been kidnapped by the evil Sarastro. The fate of young lovers can determine the fate of nations and the lives of millions of people.
|The Music Never Stopped
|Henry and Helen Sawyer find their son in a hospital. A brain tumor makes it unable to distinguish between the past and the present, but they discover that he reacts to rock music. Music therapy will be crucial in his recovery.
|The phantom of the opera
|Between the racks of Palace of the Opera of Paris hides an enigmatic personage who is called "the Phantom". Nobody knows his identity, but every time he appears he sows panic, for that reason everyone fears him. Christine, a young dancer is the only one who can approach him because the Ghost, without her knowing it, has fallen in love with Christine.
|Roman Polanski (direction); Ronald Harwood (screenplay); Wojciech Kilar (music)
|Through the perspective of a virtuous Jewish pianist, this film shows the atrocities to which the Jews were subjected in World War II
|Joan Jett and Cherie Currie are two young girls to whom the punk ideology has taken them deep, and in 1975 they decide to form a band, "The Runaways". They never imagined the success they would achieve and the change of life they would live.
|The Seventh Seal
|Ingmar Bergman (direction and screepnplay); Erik Nordgren (music)
|Sweden, mid 14th century. Antonius Blovk returns to his native land after ten years of war with the Crusades, but on the way he meets Death. Blovk proposes to play a game of chess before dying for it to solve their doubts about death and the existence of God.
|The sound of music
|After leaving the abbey, Maria becomes the nanny of the seven children of Captain von Trapp, a retired military man and widower who imposes a severe discipline on his children, but Maria gives them back their happiness and earns their respect thanks to the music.
|The Twilight Zone: A Passage for Trumpet
|TV Serie (music)
|An anguished and hopeless trumpeter gets a second chance in life.
|The Violin Maker of Cremona
|In Cremona a contest is held to choose the best violin. The prize consists in granting Giannina's hand in marriage. Filippo a cripple secretly in love with her, exchanges his violin with Sandro, who also loves Giannina.
|Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould
|Glenn Gould was a Canadian child prodigy who composed at age 5 and at 15 gave concerts. To reveal its complex and enigmatic character, this film investigates in thirty-two parts about the mind and soul of the internationally recognized virtuoso pianist and composer.
|Tina (What´s love got do with it?)
|Biopic that narrates the life and the musical trajectory of Tina Turner from its beginnings, in which with 19 years it knows the charismatic musician Ike Turner, with which she achieved fame but it was a marriage marked by the violence, the bad treatments and the anguish. Tina could find the courage to abandon everything and start her life and career again.
|Tous les matins du monde
|In seventeenth-century France, the master of viola da gamba more important begins to give music lessons to a student at the court of King Louis XIV, showing the huge differences between life in the court of the student against the simple life and humble of the teacher.
|TV Serie (music)
|David Simon, Eric Overmyer.
|Treme is the bohemian neighborhood of New Orleans where jazz musicians are accommodated, but in August 2005 is devastated by Hurricane Katrina. The lives of the musicians and neighbors are severely affected.
|Tudo Que Aprendemos Juntos
|Laertes is a virtuoso violinist who begins teaching music to teenagers from the slums of São Paulo after being rejected by the State Symphony Orchestra. This experience will change his life and that his students.
|Julia Darro is an art restorer who is commissioned to restore a famous fifteenth-century painting that shows an unfinished chess match. In the process of restoration, he discovers a series of inscriptions hidden behind layers of paint that intrigue him. Following the tracks of the inscriptions, Julia begins to reveal the inscription.
|Walk the line
|Arkansas, time of the Great Depression. John R. Cash, a passionate rock musician, will soon take big tours giving concerts with such important artists as Elvis Presley or Carl Perkins. After offering an unforgettable concert in 1968, Jonny Cash becomes the most important artist of the moment.
|An anti-terrorist policeman is forced to be a companion of an invalid chess master to unite his talents and solve a serious terrorist threat.
|Andrew Neiman is an ambitious young jazz percussionist who starts studying at the elite Conservatory of Music of the East Coast of the United States. Terence Fletcher, professor of the conservatory and director of a jazz ensemble, selects Adrew to be part of the group and teach him with a very rigorous and hard method.
|Chess videogame designed for the Nintendo Wii console. As new features, there is the possibility to record and play the games at any time, and to play online.
|Ace is an idol of the Guitar Wolf music group and he follows them in all his concerts. After one of them, he sees the opportunity to defend the group in a dispute between Guitar Wolf and the owner of the concert hall, getting the singer to declare him a blood brother, and offer him a whistle with which he can warn him asking for his help if he ever need it. A few hours later he uses the whistle to find an invasion of aliens and zombies in the streets.
|Young Man with a Horn
|With a second-hand trumpet, and following in the footsteps of a brilliant blues musician, a young man becomes an excellent musician whose talent takes him from the most dismal slums to the classiest clubs in the city. But he has a melody in his mind that he can't touch and thus begins a desperation that leads him to an addiction with alcohol.