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The Music Lovers R

The Music Lovers
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Format:  DVD-R
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DVD-R Details

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 4 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Released: September 27, 2011
  • Originally Released: 1971
  • Label: MGM Archives

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Directed by
Screenplay by
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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 17


User Ratings: 899
Don't bother seeing this; just buy a few albums of music by Tchaikovsky and let it go at that. Full Review
TV Guide
Jan 14, 2019
Rating: 3/5 -- It's unashamedly vulgar and, if you switch off critical filters, enormous fun. Full Review
Total Film
Apr 30, 2012
The result is a motion picture that is frequently dramatically and visually stunning but more often tedious and grotesque. Full Review
Feb 23, 2012
Rating: B -- Chamberlain gives a surprisingly good performance. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Apr 24, 2013
The picture all too readily settles for the prototype of Russell's anguished-artist aberrations, with the crassness of his formative BBC biopics magnified into gargantuan flailing. Full Review
Apr 30, 2012
No matter how miserable his actual life, the classical composer tends to suffer in a new way on film. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Jan 14, 2019
Although Tchaikovsky died of cholera, for which a hot bath was prescribed, the implication of "The Music Lovers" is that he was simply boiled to death, which is what the movie does to his genius. Full Review
New York Times
Jan 14, 2019

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Ken Russell directs Richard Chamberlain and Glenda Jackson as ill-matched lovers in this divine bio-pic of the great musician Peter Tchaikovsky -- a lavish film filled with brilliant Tchaikovsky music selections.

Product Description:

Ken Russell directs Richard Chamberlain and Glenda Jackson as ill- matched lovers in this divine bio-picture of the great musician Peter Tchaikovsky - a lavish film filled with brilliant Tchaikovsky music selections.


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  • Sales Rank: 38,338
  • UPC: 883904252108
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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