The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will she take a dive despite the pressure to win from her teacher, Greta, or will she condemn Paul to obscurity? Written by
They broke the cardinal rule of the competition...they fell in love.
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Did You Know?
With the screenplay completed, Joel Oliansky
's concern for authenticity segued into his role as director. Rather than resort to the time-honored Hollywood trick of placing the camera behind the keyboard so that the actor's hands are obscured, with someone else's fingers intercut into the scene, Oliansky engaged concert pianist Jean Evensen Shaw
to coach the cast in such skills as fingering, pedaling, posture, and arm-and-wrist coordination. See more
The piano fingering is often out of sync with the music, especially during Heidi's performance of Prokofiev's 3rd. See more
I don't think it's possible to rehearse two concerti at once, Heidi-Ho!
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major
Composed by Sergei Prokofiev
Performed by Daniel Pollack
, piano See more