They Shot the Piano Player (2023)
- R13 | 1h43 | Animated, Drama
- In Theaters: Fri, Oct 6, 2023
THEY SHOT THE PIANO PLAYER is an engrossing animated documentary that explores the mysterious life of Brazilian musician Francisco Tenório Júnior. It will be released on Friday, October 6, 2023. The central theme of this moving story is his unexplained disappearance in 1976, during Argentina's military dictatorship. This film, which was masterfully blended by the creative team behind the critically acclaimed CHICO AND RITA, Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal, is a masterful director and animator. It echoes Trueba's own 15-year research, following a New York journalist's quest for the truth and narrated by the captivating Jeff Goldblum. This film chronicles an important period in Latin American history and features conversations with legendary Brazilian musicians like João Gilberto and Caetano Veloso, brought to life by Mariscal's vivid paintings. With Tony Ramos and Roberta Wallach lending their voices, THEY SHOT THE PIANO PLAYER promises a unique cinematic experience. Enter a realm where mystery, music, and history all come together.