Cinema: Glittering Prizes

THE COMPETITION

Directed and Written by Joel Oliansky

For him (Richard Dreyfuss), it is the last chance; pushing 30, he feels that if he does not win this piano competition he might as well abandon his dream of a concert career and take the job back home teaching music in the public schools. For her (Amy Irving), it is the first big opportunity; if, at 21, she wins, then her career will be launched as a near prodigy. A loss will hardly be the end of the world. Because there is less pressure on her,...

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