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Shut Up and Play the Piano (2018)

Chilly Gonzales is a Grammy-winning composer, virtuoso pianist and entertainer. Criss-crossing between rap, electro and solo piano music, he became the outrageous pop performer who invited ... See full summary »

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Philipp Jedicke

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Philipp Jedicke (concept)
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Cast overview:
Chilly Gonzales Chilly Gonzales ... Himself
Peaches ... Herself
Leslie Feist ... Herself
Sibylle Berg Sibylle Berg ... Herself
Jarvis Cocker ... Himself
Kaiser Quartett Kaiser Quartett ... Themselves
Joe Flory Joe Flory ... Himself
Puppetmastaz Puppetmastaz ... Themselves
Raik Holzel Raik Holzel ... Himself (as Raik Hölzel)
Raz Ohara Raz Ohara ... Himself
Renaud Letang Renaud Letang ... Himself
Kleber Valim Kleber Valim ... Himself
Lena Buhl ... Herself
Cornelius Meister Cornelius Meister ... Himself
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Chilly Gonzales is a Grammy-winning composer, virtuoso pianist and entertainer. Criss-crossing between rap, electro and solo piano music, he became the outrageous pop performer who invited himself to the ivory tower of classical music. The eccentric artist inspires and collaborates with the likes of Feist, Jarvis Cocker, Peaches, Daft Punk and Drake. Change seems to be the only constant in Gonzales' journey. Every time his audience thinks it has finally figured him out, he makes a radical move and breaks with its expectations. The cinematic documentary Shut Up And Play The Piano follows Gonzales from his native Canada to late 90's underground Berlin, and via Paris to the world's great philharmonic halls. It dives deep into the dichotomy of Gonzales' stage persona, where self-doubt and megalomania are just two sides of the same coin. The playfulness of his character is mirrored in the look of the film. Using Gonzales' extensive video archive in a rather unorthodox manner, Shut Up And ...

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20 September 2018 (Germany) See more »

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