They Shot the Piano Player

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In theatres:
  • March 15, 2024 - Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City
  • March 22, 2024 - Ottawa, Saskatoon, Victoria
Running time: 1h 43m
Genre: Animation, Drama

A New York music journalist goes on a quest to uncover the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of young Brazilian piano virtuoso Tenorio Jr.

A celebratory origin story of the world-renowned Latino musical movement Bossa Nova, They Shot The Piano Player captures a fleeting time bursting with creative freedom at a turning point in Latin American history in the 60s and 70s, just before the continent was engulfed by totalitarian regimes.

In English, Portugese and Spanish with English subtitles.

Director: Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Cristina Huete, Serge Lalou, Bruno Felix, Janneke van de Kerkhof, Humberto Santana, Sophie Cabon
Cast: Jeff Goldblum, Caetano Voloso, João Gilberto
Writer(s): Fernando Trueba
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