Twelve Pianos

Twelve Pianos

Twelve Pianos is a movie starring Mauro Ffortissimo. It began with a single piano he brought out to the bluffs near his house, played every evening at sunset. Schumann, Satie, and Piazola. Through the rapid disintegration of the...

Running Time
1 hours 4 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Dean Mermell
Writer
Dean Mermell
Actors
Mauro Ffortissimo
Country
USA
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Twelve Pianos» (14)

Scott H. avatar
Scott H.

It began with a single piano he brought out to the bluffs near his house, played every evening at sunset. Schumann, Satie, and Piazola. Through the rapid disintegration of the instrument in the elements, the artist sought to show the impermanence of all things. But it turned out that it's illegal to keep a piano on the beach. The internet caught on, the news cameras came. The piano was burned in a fiery cremation. A dozen pianos were secreted along a twenty-five mile stretch of pristine California coastline, muscled onto mountains and cliffs by a small crew in the misty early morning hours. World class musicians, dilettantes, and dreamers played for their friends, strangers, and passing children. Inspired and brilliant performances were filmed in these idyllic settings, even as park rangers hauled the beautiful instruments away. Then grand pianos on rolling platforms prowled the streets of San Francisco. Mind-blowing underground music performances reverberated through a condemned building, reinvigorating a city under threat of a cultural siege. Twelve Pianos is about the recognition of the silent passing of physical culture, our headlong rush into a tacky, consumerist future, and retaining the things that make us uniquely human. These pianos want to save the world.

Paul Rivera avatar
Paul Rivera

Dean Mermell, you deserve a standing ovation. From an unbiased, stand-alone movie point of view, this film does an incredible job of being exciting from beginning to end

Amber P. avatar
Amber P.

The reason I feel that this movie is such a TRIUMPH is the same reason I feel I lead a fulfilling life. I strive to live in the moment...to view my journey in life as exactly that: a journey.

Roy avatar
Roy

There are so many things I'd like to say about this film - I could write a dissertation!

Austin avatar
Austin

I'm sure as hell glad I saw this movie! Definitely surprised me!

Beverly C. avatar
Beverly C.

Great movie kept me on the edge of my chair

Teresa Foster avatar
Teresa Foster

I can safely say it is epic, on a visual and plot line scale! Mauro Ffortissimo freeman is always outstanding in his roles even in this film he proves it again in delivering excellent performance!

Victoria avatar
Victoria

Great story and great actor, Mauro Ffortissimo was wonderful, his role throughout the movie was compelling and interesting.