The story follows the life of cavalier heart-breaker Charlie Kilworth, a charismatic musician who leads a promiscuous life playing piano for a swing band in the 1930s.

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Ede Kilworth
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Charlie Kilworth
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Young Lily Kilworth
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Frederick Wyatt
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Alexandra Lamont
Deborah Pollitt ...
Eleanor Ormond
Dixie Seatle ...
Eleanor Hess
Chris Wiggins ...
James Kilworth
Susan Coyne ...
Ada Harrison
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Neddy Harrison (as Joel S. Keller)
David Hemblen ...
Dr. Warren
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Eliza Kilworth
Isabella Fink ...
Lilly Kilworth (5-8 yrs.)
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Lilly Kilworth (12-14 yrs.)
Jeffrey Peel ...
Charlie (8 yrs.)
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The story follows the life of cavalier heart-breaker Charlie Kilworth, a charismatic musician who leads a promiscuous life playing piano for a swing band in the 1930s.

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The Piano Man's Daughter was released in 2003 but filmed in 1999. In an interview with Regis in januari 2001 Stockard Channing mentions she watched the pilot episode of The West Wing while filming in Canada. She said she was playing a lunatic in 1916 in soms insane asylum outside of Toronto. She had 5 days off and got a call asking if she wanted to play a part on The West Wing. In the interview she also mentions the movie was never released. See more »

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A Powerful Work Wasted on this Film!
16 August 2004 | by (Montreal, Qc, Canada) – See all my reviews

I really wanted to like this film because Findley's book evoked a lot of real emotion for me. Why can't Canadians make good films? This one had the look & feel of an amateur high school play, including the screenplay and the acting. I kept expecting the actors to break into giggle fits, so far removed were they from the internal feelings of the characters in the book. Horrendous! I watched half an hour and gave up, choosing to keep my positive memories of our dear Timothy's wonderful and artful fiction work intact. Dramatic arts need the full support of our Culture and Heritage departments, and they obviously aren't getting it. Very sad indeed.


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