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Offline cabbynum

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Movies with good piano
« on: March 31, 2014, 11:49:34 AM »
I am obsessed with piano, I won't lie, I feel okay admitting it.
That being said. Does anyone have any favorite piano scenes from movies?

Shine
The pianist
Amadeus
Copying Beethoven

What are some more or ones not about a composer. Anything!
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Offline thalbergmad

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Re: Movies with good piano
«Reply #1 on: March 31, 2014, 12:42:39 PM »
The Beast with 5 fingers is my favourite.

Well creepy.

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Offline ahinton

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«Reply #2 on: March 31, 2014, 12:55:16 PM »
Schindler's Liszt

When Harry Medtner

Best,

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Re: Movies with good piano
«Reply #3 on: March 31, 2014, 01:56:04 PM »
The Piano Teacher, Legend of 1900, Nodame Cantabile.

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Re: Movies with good piano
«Reply #4 on: March 31, 2014, 10:28:24 PM »
Absolutely fascinating: http://oval-film.com/PIANOMANIA/en/

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Re: Movies with good piano
«Reply #5 on: March 31, 2014, 10:31:25 PM »
Tirez sur le pianist (Shoot the Pianist) by François Truffaut.  ;D
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Re: Movies with good piano
«Reply #6 on: April 03, 2014, 04:12:40 PM »
"Reefer Madness" -- the classic anti-marijuana movie. The pianist is the evil cannabis smoker. A must see. Hilarious.
"Five Easy Pieces" -- an early Jack Nicholson flick.
"The Competition" -- Richard Dreyfuss "plays" the Emperor.
"Mozart's Sister" a French movie featuring Nanerl. Tres subtle.

Offline philolog

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Re: Movies with good piano
«Reply #7 on: April 03, 2014, 05:15:53 PM »
The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T (a humorous look at piano teachers)

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Re: Movies with good piano
«Reply #8 on: April 05, 2014, 01:13:36 AM »
The Yann Tiersen soundtrack to the film Amélie...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ciqf8yMVzAk&list=RDCiqf8yMVzAk

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Re: Movies with good piano
«Reply #9 on: April 12, 2014, 05:21:27 AM »
The Grand Piano (2013) - Starring Elijah Wood as a concert pianist, and a Bosendorfer Imperial grand.  Wood has amazing skillz, so much skillz that he can activate the damper WITHOUT STEPPING ON THE PEDAL!  He skillz so much that he plays notes WITHOUT TOUCHING THE KEYS or play notes while TOUCHING OTHER KEYS!

Plot: Wood is a concert pianist who has to perform on stage without making any mistakes.  One mistake and a snipper will put a bullet into his head.  Or his wife's head.  Why is the snipper doing this?  Because the custom-built Bosendorker Imperial Grand has a secret hiding inside it that only Wood's amazing fingers can unlock... if he makes no mistakes.

Don't watch this movie.  It's absolutely craptastic! :D