The Sound of Music (1965)

The Sound of Music (1965) is a Biography, Drama, Family film directed by Robert Wise – In 1930’s Austria, a young woman named Maria is failing miserably in her attempts to become a nun. When the Navy captain Georg Von Trapp writes to the convent asking for a governess that can handle his seven mischievous children, Maria is given the job. The Captain’s wife is dead, and he is often away, and runs the household as strictly as he does the ships he sails on. The children are unhappy and resentful of the governesses that their father keeps hiring, and have managed to run each of them off one by one. When Maria arrives, she is initially met with the same hostility, but her kindness, understanding, and sense of fun soon draws them to her and brings some much-needed joy into all their lives — including the Captain’s. Eventually he and Maria find themselves falling in love, even though Georg is already engaged to a Baroness and Maria is still a postulant. The romance makes them both start questioning the decisions they have made. Their personal conflicts soon become . IMDB


Directed By – Robert Wise

Genre – Biography, Drama, Family

Cast – Julie Andrews , Peggy Wood , Christopher Plummer , Eleanor Parker , Portia Nelson , Richard Haydn , Ben Wright , Anna Lee , Charmian Carr , Nicholas Hammond , Heather Menzies-Urich , Duane Chase , Kym Karath , Angela Cartwright , Debbie Turner

In Theaters – 29 March 1965

Duration – 174 Minutes

MPAA Rating : G


Story Writers: Maria von Trapp , Howard Lindsay , Ernest Lehman , George Hurdalek , Russel Crouse

Country: USA

Language: German , English

Production Company : Robert Wise Productions , Argyle Enterprises