For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.6
368 Ratings

The Silence Before Bach

Die Stille vor Bach

Directed by Pere Portabella
Spain, 2007
Musical

Synopsis

Blending historical reconstruction with very loosely linked ‘dramatic’ scenes and documentary sequences, the film constitutes a playful, painterly sequence of variations on the argument that Johann Sebastian changed the way the world hears thanks to his extraordinary ear for harmony.

The Silence Before Bach Directed by Pere Portabella

What are people saying?

Related films