Known as much for the richness of his symphonies, concertos, sonatas and chamber music as he is for his personal struggles (including deafness), Ludwig van Beethoven is undoubtedly one of the most accomplished musicians of all time. As part of a comprehensive series of films celebrating the most influential European composers on record, this educational program is as much an introduction to Beethoven's works as it is a tribute to his genius.
Beginning in the 1930s, "The English Patient" tells the story of Count Almásy who is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers.
A grouchy couple are parents to a very sweet girl, Matilda. Unlike her bratty brother and mean parents, Matilda becomes a very sweet and extremely intelligent 6 year old girl, who is very keen to go to school and read books.
Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin.
When Ethan Hunt, the leader of a crack espionage team whose perilous operation has gone awry with no explanation, discovers that a mole has penetrated the CIA, he's surprised to learn that he's the No.