The film follows four families, with different nationalities (French, German, Russian and American) but with the same passion for music, from the 1930s to the 1960s. The various story lines cross each other time and again in different places and times, with their own theme scores that evolve as time passes. The main event in the film is the Second World War, which throws the stories of the four musical families together and mixes their fates. Although all characters are fictional, many of them are loosely based on historical musical icons (Édith Piaf, Josephine Baker, Herbert von Karajan, Glenn Miller, Rudolf Nureyev, etc.) The Boléro dance sequence at the end brings all the threads together.
Trough fabulous Music this movie tracks three generations of musicians and dancers from Russia, Germany, France and the USA, from before World War II through the war and the Holocaust, to ... . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
Jenn M (ca) wrote: Oddly enough, I found this to be pretty good! and scary! I was scared out of my mind even the second time I watched it
Sanna P (au) wrote: Visuaalisesti ja tunnelmallisesti upea rakkaustarina.
Mark K (jp) wrote: Amazing animation, fantastic storyline and a kick-ass soundtrack. A shame about the anti-climatic ending though.
Wen W (ca) wrote: Joy within depression, and everything in between
Eric R (it) wrote: Awesome action movie with amazing action sequences
Leonard P (fr) wrote: I grew up in the 80's. How did I miss this movie? Maybe I saw it but suppressed the memory. This was an awful movie. I can't think of one redeeming quality about this movie, other than having a dirty Patrick Swayze walking around being Patrick Swayze.
Jeremy S (ag) wrote: very good movie with Burns and Denver funny funny movie
Joe C (fr) wrote: "The most entertaining family film of our time. Maybe of all time."Liz Smith - Cosmopolitan"Benji's uncanny ability to project emotions definitely makes him the Laurence Olivier of the dog world."New York Daily NewsThe original Benji movie; the first ever with a dog as the primary three-dimensional character, actually acting, expressing emotion on the screen.
Brandon (gb) wrote: It's been a while since a film has shook me as violently as this. A depressingly accurate examination of the brief charm that blaze from relationships before their feeble magic fades away. Genuine, intelligent, and personal drama.
Chrisanne S (de) wrote: Not much plot to hold it over, but everyone tries.
Stella D (fr) wrote: wow what a performance by lizabeth scott! well she's a little less wooden than usual anyway. mild mannered housewife morphs into psychotic killer when a suitcase full of cash lands in her car. it's a shame this film isn't better known. it's public domain and not in the best condition. there were some really abrupt cuts in the version i saw. i hope this gets a restoration one day. lizabeth deserves it!