The Music of Life

The Music of Life

132 mins | Drama, Music | Oct. 3, 1984

The Soviet-Hungarian film version of the biography of one of the most talented composers of our time, the classic of the Vienna operetta - Imre Kálmán, known for all his music for operettas "The Csárdás Princess", "Countess Maritza", "The Circus Princess", "The Violet of Montmartre", "Die Bajadere" and many others. The music of Imre Kálmán has no equal in operetta for its festivity, “elegance”, and the refinement of melodics and orchestration.

The Music of Life

132 mins | Drama, Music | Oct. 3, 1984

The Music of Life
The Soviet-Hungarian film version of the biography of one of the most talented composers of our time, the classic of the Vienna operetta - Imre Kálmán, known for all his music for operettas "The Csárdás Princess", "Countess Maritza", "The Circus Princess", "The Violet of Montmartre", "Die Bajadere" and many others. The music of Imre Kálmán has no equal in operetta for its festivity, “elegance”, and the refinement of melodics and orchestration.
Producers Mosfilm, Hungarofilm, Mafilm, Sovinfilm
Original title Az élet muzsikája - Kálmán Imre
Directors György Palásthy
Writers Yuri Nagibin

Cast

Péter Huszti

as Imre Kálmán

Ildikó Piros

as Paula

Enikő Eszenyi

as Vera

Tatyana Plotnikova

as Agnes Esterházy

Sándor Szabó

as Kálmán's Father

Ilona Kállay

as Kálmán's Mother

Irina Gubanova

as Irmgard

Pásztor Erzsi

as Pervicsné

Péter Balázs

as Kálmán's Brother-in-Law

Róbert Rátonyi

as Theatre Director

Vladimir Ferapontov

as Conductor