The Music teacher = Le Maitre de musique

Belgium, 1988

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A poignant love story, a pulse-pounding international music competition, and music of timeless beauty is featured in this enthralling tale of talent and romance. Shortly before the Great War, celebrated singer Joachim Dallaryc (played by real-life opera star Jose Van Dam) suddenly announces his retirement from the stage, leaving the opera world stunned. Only the fabulously wealthy and diabolical Prince Scotti, his lifelong rival, gloats. Dallaryc retreats to the country devoting himself to training two young singers, the beautiful Sophie, who falls in love with him, and Jean, a retired thief who falls in love with Sophie. Their unrelenting and rigorous apprenticeship ends when Sophie and Jean are invited to an international singing competition staged by Prince Scotti. It will lead to either fame and riches - or to Prince Scotti’s revenge for his defeat by their teacher in a singing competition two decades before.

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Credits

director

Gerard Corbiau

producer

Jacqueline Pierreux

production company

Belgian Television

K2-One

Duration

01:37:00:00

Production places
Belgium
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303514

Language

French

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q1405508

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