Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde star in this romantic drama directed by Shana Feste.
Made by Hitchcock as a way of completing his contract with British International Pictures, his lack of enthusiasm for the project shows. It's a soppy, ineffectual musical that focuses on Strauss's frequently thorny relationship with his musically precocious son, which slides further into rivalry as his flesh and blood's talent manifests itself further.
Leading man Gwenn does his best with the material, but even he can't distract us from the unmemorable songs ('Blue Danube' excepted) and daft dialogue.
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