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2003 | 116 min | S | biography, drama, history

“Sibelius” is a story about the life and career of the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. The film follows Sibelius from his youth to adulthood, showcasing his musical achievements, and creative process, as well as his personal challenges and internal conflicts.

The movie takes the viewer through Sibelius’ life stages: the development of his youth and musical talent, artistic exploration, the significance of love and family, and his struggle with his own musical identity.

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About the movie


  • arts
  • finnish
  • history
  • music
  • psychology
  • social studies


  • arts history
  • cultures
  • defeating difficulties
  • domestic
  • family circumstances
  • love
  • milieu and zeitgeist
  • music

Educational levels

  • high schools and vocational schools
  • middle schools


  • biography
  • drama
  • history


  • based on true events

Age limits

  • S


  • Artista Filmi

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Koulukinon oppimateriaalit käsittelevät seuraavia aiheita: Sibeliuksen musiikki, Suomen historia ja itsenäistymisen aika, kulttuurin ja taide-elämän kulta-aika, rakkaus, ystävyys ja vanheneminen.

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