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Review: Grand Piano hits the right notes

Thriller scores with masterful music and an expressive Elijah Wood

Published on May 14, 2014 2:03 PM
As a pianist facing a death threat, Elijah Wood has to make a call, send a message and avoid being seen by a sniper while performing. -- PHOTO: SHAW ORGANISATION

Review Thriller


91 minutes/Opens tomorrow/****

The story: The last time pianist Tom Selznick (Elijah Wood) attempted La Cinquette, a so-called "unplayable" piece, he choked because of stage fright. Five years later, the one-time star is back on stage performing before a packed crowd. Turning a page, he finds a threat scrawled on the score: "Play one wrong note and you die."

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