This is the plot of director Eugenio Mira’s Grand Piano, starring Elijah Wood, John Cusack, and Allen Leech.
Tom Selznick (Elijah Wood), the most talented pianist of his generation, stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long-awaited concert in Chicago.
In a packed theater, in front of the expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: “Play one wrong note and you die.” Without leaving the piano, Tom must discover the anonymous sniper’s motives and look for help without anyone realizing.
The film has a run time of 1 hour and 30 minutes and is rated R for some language. Visit the official website here and watch the trailer below!
Grand Piano is Eugenio Mira’s fifth film; he previously directed 2 shorts and 2 other feature full length films. Mira is also a composer; he has lent his musical talents to six films.
Catch Grand Piano when it hits U.S. theaters on March 7th!