The story of The Sound of Music is an imaginative tale that was based on the lives of the characters from the musical. The music, music and more music, really captured the imagination of children and was first released in the 1940s.
With some websites pointing to a new movie on DVD, this one may be worth checking out. The movie was written by Tony Richardson and directed by Francis Coppola. The movie was written and directed for children with special effects and a soundtrack that were never heard before.
The Sound of Music follows the journey of the ten-year-old Georg and Sophie and their battle to get into the prestigious Hetzel Music Academy. Their journey is filled with treachery, intrigue and adventure. During the journey they encounter the beautiful but rich, Oscar (Mads Mikkelsen) and The Countess (Helen Mirren), whose story is told with equal parts humor and melodrama.
Fans of the film can now enjoy it online, as there are several websites that have recreated the movie on their website. The characters from the musical are adapted into an animated story that even feature voices from the film. Kids love to interact with a live actor instead of just watching a screen. This makes the movie even more fun to watch.
Many of the scenes from the series are included in the movie. For example, the Hetzel's own private entrance in their private garden can be found in the movie. The Hetzel's swim capes, long hair and lace do are shown with the same attention to detail as the real-life Hetzel family.
The soundtrack from the Serie is available in the movie, as well as special features. The original Italian title for the movie is "The Journey of Georg and Sophie". A novel is available as well and a trailer for the upcoming sequel.
The Sound of Music movie has become a favorite amongst many fans of the film series. It continues to be sold as a DVD and can be bought online for less than the cost of a movie ticket. The popularity of the movie has even inspired several interactive websites for both the film and the movie.
If you haven't seen the movie, or just want to see some more of the things depicted in the series, the movie is an enjoyable addition to your DVD collection. Let the journey begin!