They Shot the Piano Player

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A New York music journalist sets out to find the truth behind the tragic disappearance of young Brazilian piano virtuoso Tenorio Jr. Celebrating the world-renowned Latin music movement Bossa Nova, this film captures a fleeting period of creative freedom at a turning point in Latin American history in the 1960s and 1970s, just before the continent was engulfed by totalitarian regimes.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: They Shot the Piano Player

    Directed by: Fernando TRUEBA, Javier MARISCAL

    Country: Spain, France, Netherlands, Portugal, Peru

    Running time: 01 h 30 min

  • Technique

    Category: WIP Feature

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Target public: Teens, Young adults, Adults, Family

    Looking for investor(s), broadcaster(s)

  • Credits

    Directed by: Fernando TRUEBA, Javier MARISCAL

    Production: FERNANDO TRUEBA PC, THEY SHOT THE PIANO PLAYER AIE, LES FILMS D'ICI MÉDITERRANÉE, SUBMARINE, ANIMANOSTRA - CINEMA, AUDIOVISUAL E MULTIM

    Distribution: FILM CONSTELLATION, DULAC DISTRIBUTION