Mahler on the Couch

6.1
2010

Genre: Biography , Drama , Romance

Plot: Austrian composer Gustav Mahler goes to see psychoanalyst Siegmund Freud in the summer of 1910 because he was tormented by excruciating jealousy. He wants his wife Alma, who is composer and 39 years younger than him, to live a more traditional life as a wife and mother and she obeys.. The reason for his visit is a love letter - addressed to him, but intended for his wife. It comes from Walter, a young handsome architect who indulges in details of his affair with Alma. Mahler, devastated, seeks advice from Freud and begins to tell: about getting to know her, how he asks her to give up composing for him and about a tremendous love . Read More