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Les Films D’Ici, Submarine Board Trueba-Mariscal’s ‘They Shot The Piano Player’ (Exclusive)

Les Films D’Ici, Submarine Board Trueba-Mariscal’s ‘They Shot The Piano Player’ (Exclusive)

France’s Les Film d’Ici and Netherlands’ Submarine have boarded “They Shot the Piano Player,” the much-awaited new animated project from Fernando Trueba and Javier Mariscal after their 2012 Oscar-nominated “Chico & Rita.” The producers join existing producers Trueba PC, Mariscal Studios and Peru’s Tondero production team.

Sold internationally by Films Constellation, the animated feature is a celebratory evocation of the eruption of world-renowned Latino musical movement Bossa Nova in the ’60s and ’70s through the personal story of a young Brazilian piano virtuoso, Tenorio Jr, whose disappearance is being researched by a journalist – Jeff Goldblum attached to voice.

“Fernando and Javier have developed a powerful and moving film combining a unique artistic, political and humanistic approach. It is an important story, given the film’s many layers that will entertain audiences worldwide,” Serge Lalou at Les Films D’ici told Variety.

The French company – always stimulated by genre hybridization,

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