Eugenio Mira‘s Grand Piano is along the lines of Speed and Phone Booth. A man has to carry on doing what he is doing or an unknown crazy person will kill people. Sure it is a crazy situation, but if done right they can be great pieces of cinema.
I feel Grand Piano will be one of the good ones.
The film stars Elijah Wood, John Cusack, Tamsin Egerton.
Tom Selznick (Wood), the most talented pianist of his generation, stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long-awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of the expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: “Play one wrong note and you die.” Without leaving the piano, Tom must discover the anonymous sniper’s motives and look for help without anyone realizing…
Due out on March 7th, 2014
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