The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes


The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes

Infobox Film
name = The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes


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director = Stephen Quay Timothy Quay
producer = Keith Griffiths Hengameh Panahi Alexander Ris
writer = Alan Passes
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starring =
music = Trevor Duncan Christopher Slaski
cinematography = Nick Knowland
editing = Simon Laurie
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released = 2005
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country = Germany France UK
language = Portuguese English
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amg_id = 1:335551
imdb_id = 0342882

"The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes", released in 2005, was the second feature-length film by the Brothers Quay and their first film in over ten years. It features of Amira Casar, Gottfried John and Assumpta Serna.

Plot

An 19th-century opera singer is murdered on-stage shortly before her upcoming wedding. Soon after being slain by the nefarious Dr. Emmanuel Droz during a live performance, Malvina van Stille is spirited away to the inventor's remote villa to be reanimated and forced to play the lead in a grim production staged to recreate her abduction. As the time for the performance draws near, piano tuner of earthquakes Felisberto sets out to activate the seven essential automata who dot the dreaded doctor's landscape and make sure all the essential elements are in place. Once again instilled with life after her brief stay in the afterworld, amnesiac Malvina is soon drawn to the mysterious Felisberto as a result of his uncanny resemblance to her one-time fiancé Adolfo.

ee also

*List of stop-motion films

External links

*" [http://www.metacritic.com/film/titles/pianotunerofearthquakes The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes] " at Metacritic
*" [http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/piano_tuner_of_earthquakes/ The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes] " at Rotten Tomatoes
*" [http://www.moviescoremedia.com/pianotuner.html Soundtrack info] ' at MovieScore Media


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