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Grand Piano (2013)

R  |   |  Music, Mystery, Thriller  |  25 October 2013 (Spain)
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During his comeback performance, a pianist who suffers from stage fright finds a note "play one note wrong, and you die".

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During his comeback performance, a pianist who suffers from stage fright finds a note "play one note wrong, and you die".

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$2,964 (USA) (7 March 2014)

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$22,353 (USA) (11 April 2014)
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The closing credit roll takes up 12 minutes of the 90-minute film. See more »

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The words "lieutenant" and "international" are spelled incorrectly as "liutenant" and "internacional" in the end credits. See more »

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Tom Selznick: I need to finish this...
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References The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. (1953) See more »

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The Truth About Love
From The Album "Weirder than sex"
Recorded at Estudios Katanga,Vitoria
Composed and performed by Vertigo Surround
Guitars and Lead vocals:Eugenio Mira
Bass:Mihran Yeranosian
Lead Guitar:Bruce German Sanchez Jimenez
Drums:Vincent Teruel
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Great premise, uninspired result
16 October 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A film that has clearly started with a high concept - like Speed but playing a piano rather than driving a bus - and the plot has been fitted round that. Having started from that fairly ludicrous premise, you might hope that the film would either embrace it and not take itself seriously, or find clever twists to add. Unfortunately it does neither. It's short enough to avoid being boring, and competently shot and acted, but really has very little to offer.

It's hard to think of the target audience for this - a run of the mill thriller based around classical music? - and I am mystified by its inclusion at the London Film Festival.


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