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They Shot the Piano Player - a new musical journey
July 6, 2023

They Shot the Piano Player - a new musical journey

A new feature film enters the international markets. Coming from Spain, it is titled They Shot the Piano Player and below you will find info and trailers.
They Shot the Piano Player is the new feature film from Academy Award-nominated directors Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal (Chico & Rita, winner of European Film Award, New York Film Critics Award, Goya Award and Annecy FNAC Award).

The new work is an animated musical that tells the story of a New York music journalist who sets out to uncover the truth behind the tragic passing of young Brazilian piano virtuoso Tenorio Jr.

Among the musical protagonists present are some of the most important musicians of the 20th century including Vinicius de Moraes, Caetano Veloso, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao Donato, Toquinho, Bill Evans, Bebo Valdés, Tamba Trío and Ella Fitzgerald.

They Shot the Piano Player is a co-production between Spanish, French and Dutch studios, with collaboration between Portuguese, Peruvian and Reunion Island studios.

The theatrical release in Spain is scheduled for October 6, with the US distribution already acquired by Sony Pictures Classics.

Waiting for further release dates, here is the trailer in which we also hear the narration of the actor Jeff Goldblum:

[ Fra - source Catsuka ]
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