German films reap awards at Locarno

Article published on Sept. 1, 2009
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Article published on Sept. 1, 2009
A German film had already scored success ahead of the awards ceremony at the 62nd Locarno International Film Festival on Saturday evening: Pianomania by Robert Cibis and Lilian Franck was named Best Film of the Critics' Week that afternoon. The entertaining documentary about a passionate piano-tuner had been enthusiastically received on its premiere in the sold-out Kursaal.
The film was produced in Germany by Oval Film (Berlin).

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