Essentially a saccharine soap opera, RHAPSODY is saved by some fabulous European locations, lushly romantic concertos, and above all else, a superb performance by a 21-year-old Taylor. She stars as a rich girl with an insatiable desire to be needed by men, especially young violinist
Gassman. He loves Taylor but not as much as he loves his music. Unable to compete with his devotion and strict discipline, she leaves him and becomes involved with pianist Ericson. In the meantime, Gassman rises to fame. Taylor marries Ericson but soon realizes that it is Gassman that she loves.
Ericson, who needs Taylor as much as she needs Gassman, takes refuge in an alcohol-induced s...