They Shot The Piano Player is the second collaboration from Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal, the team behind the Academy Award®-nominated Chico & Rita. Narrated by Jeff Goldblum, the film is the story of a New York music journalist, who goes on a quest to uncover the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of a young Brazilian piano virtuoso. A celebratory origin story of the world-renowned Bossa Nova music movement, this vividly animated film captures a time bursting with creative freedom in the ‘60s and ‘70s, which was a turning point in Latin American history. This was just before the continent was engulfed by totalitarian regimes.
The film is rated PG-13. Genres: Animation/Drama/History.
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