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The Piano Man's Daughter (2003)

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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ede Kilworth
... Charlie Kilworth
... Young Lily Kilworth
... Frederick Wyatt
... Alexandra Lamont
Deborah Pollitt ... Eleanor Ormond
Dixie Seatle ... Eleanor Hess
Chris Wiggins ... James Kilworth
Susan Coyne ... Ada Harrison
... Neddy Harrison (as Joel S. Keller)
David Hemblen ... Dr. Warren
... Eliza Kilworth
Isabella Fink ... Lilly Kilworth (5-8 yrs.)
... 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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Great period piece
29 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

This is one of those wonderful sagas that weave the life stories of several generations into one beautiful and captivating film. It tackles tough issues; like mental illness, spousal abuse,emotional family baggage, etc. in a way that enables the audience to identify and relate in this present time, even though the movie is a period piece. The story line follows very closely with the book - which is nothing short of amazing. The success of the film is due largely to the tremendous skill of actress Wendy Crewson, whose role threads through the entire film and ties everything and every one together. Her performance is full of grace and a quiet strength and makes this film a "must see."


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