The Schumann Encounter - Robert's Rescue

15/02/2010
  |  Buy to Own: 15/02/2010
  |  52 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Andy Sommer directs this film inspired by Robert Schumann's Symphony No. 2. The film intersperses footage of Sir Roger Norrington conducting the Camerata Academica in rehearsal and performance of the famous symphony with a dramatised account of the composer's nervous breakdown and recovery starring Simon Callow.