THE PIANO IN A FACTORY

Directed by Zhang Meng
  • YEAR 9 - FILM 9 / 
  • China / 
  • 2010 / 
  • Mandarin with English subtitles / 
  • 105 min
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"A delightful Chinese film that artfully blends music, romance, comedy and just a little social comment. A thoroughly enjoyable movie experience!"
– Mark Adams, Screen Daily

Synopsis

When Chen's estranged wife reappears asking for a divorce and custody of their daughter, the musician girl decides she will live with whoever can provide her with a piano. Chen's struggle thus begins. When efforts to borrow money and even steal a piano fail, Chen concocts a preposterous plan - he'll make a piano from scratch! He persuades a bunch of reluctant, but loyal, misfit friends to help him forge the instrument in a derelict factory from a heap of scrap steel. Though crude in design and tune, the factory piano awaits its first and final performance from his little girl.

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Jeff in Seattle - Customer Review
Another great film! It's pretty much a musical drama filled with stories of each of the member of the musical troupe! There is no set musical theme, since songs ranges from "Clap Your Hands" to Betthoven's "Fur Elise".

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Wang Qian-Yuan (Chen Guilin)
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Wang Qian-Yuan (Chen Guilin)
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Chen Guilin and his friends, working on the piano.
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Actress Qin Hai-Lu
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Chen Guilin and his daughter.
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Wang Qian-Yuan and Qin Hai-Lu
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Director Zhang Meng
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