This first feature film was part of the selection of the Cannes Film Festival 2020.
Despite a turbulent year, the Cannes Film Festival had chosen in 2020 to present a selection of films that would have been chosen if the event had taken place normally. Among this selection was The Last Pianothe first feature film by Jimmy Keyrouzwhose trailer has just been released:
Worn by Tarek Yaacoub, Adel Karam and Badih Abu Chakra, The Last Piano centers on Karim, a talented pianist with the unique opportunity to audition in Vienna. But the war in Syria and the restrictions imposed upset his plans, and survival becomes an everyday issue. His piano is then his only chance to escape from this hell. When the latter is destroyed by the Islamic State, Karim has only one idea in mind, to find the parts to repair his instrument. A long journey then begins to regain his freedom.
The music of last piano was composed by Gabriel Yaredwhich in 1993 won the César for Best Music for The Loverand the Oscar for Best Film Score for the English patient. Jimmy Keyrouz’s feature film will be released in France April 13.