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An Austrian girl is forced to marry for the sake of the family, rather than for love, which causes her great pain when the man she truly loves commits suicide, rather than see her married to another. Her life takes another turn for the worse when the Nazis rise to power and her Jewish ancestry creates problems. The woman takes steps to do right by herself after vowing to never allow someone else to determine her fate.
This is a film which tries toencapsulate 50 years of Austrian history in 90 minutes.The title is a bit off-putting as it refers to the piano manufacturing business of the main characters.Some characters speak with an accent others in a home counties accent.However it is interesting and is worth a view.
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