Film, music, and words are used in this two-part film from Christopher Nupen that paints an intimate portrait of Jean Sibelius, showing the Finnish composer grappling with music, the world at large, and his own nature. Featuring the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy, the program contains excerpts from Sibelius' Symphonies Nos. 1-5 and 7, as well as excerpts from letters, diaries, and the words of Sibelius' wife, Aino. 151 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English PCM stereo; Subtitles: French, German, Italian; bonus footage.