The Sound of Music is one of the best musicals ever filmed. It deservedly won the Best Picture Oscar for 1965 along with a number of other awards. Filmed largely on location in Austria, the scenery is simply breathtaking. Who can ever forget the beautiful opening sequence where the camera pans over the mountains before zooming in on star Julie Andrews singing the title song. And there"s that unforgettable Rodgers and Hammerstein score.
The story line is simple. A novice nun Maria, （Andrews at the peak of her career） is sent to be governess for a family of seven children ranging in age from 5 to 16. The family is that of Captain Von Trapp （Christopher Plummer） a former naval hero. The story takes place during the 30s just prior to WWII. The Nazi influence is felt more or less as a background to the story until the final minutes of the movie.
The Sound of Music has stood the test of time as evidenced by the recent release of a sing-a-long version to theaters. It is a true classic of family entertainment.
Interesting story, sweet song, warm feelings, innocent joke, is the sound of music the most attractive place.
Its music, its subject, it passes through the carved lines, full of the beauty of art, the meaning of music, more important is the theme of love, really touched everyone"s heart pure love. The film is about a really know, goodness, and beauty of the story.
Actress Maria vivacity and frank, out of the monastery to worldly life, bold pursuit of love, with childlike innocence, love to take care of seven premature loss of mother to child, as the true life story; interpersonal tolerance and family harmony, von Tripp Colonel a Nazi minions not high upright, rather than do the subjugation of exile the slave "s patriotic sentiment, are all shown in the human good intention; story scenes Alpine a landscape of lakes and mountains, the music of rural Salzburg artistic atmosphere, especially throughout the movie the beautiful songs, after nearly half a century, is still sung unabated, let people to fully experience the art and the beauty of nature. The Colonel"s character, show very natural. As a prison long country hates certainly cannot forget, alone with her seven children, to his identity, the children love expression not exquisite is normal. The last is the music turns him into a kind of father. It seems the power of music is great, this also accords with the sound of music theme. Of course, also to the audience that proper family education is also a kind of art.
The sound of music from life, higher than the life, with its music lyrics to music, touching, full of sunshine and romantic, the abstract musical note, the harmony of nature and human landscape beauty perfect combination, reflects the harmony between man and nature in harmony, mutual relation, encourage people optimistic, pursuit pure happiness, freedom and enjoy life, eliminate distractions, reach the ideal realm of truth goodness and beauty!