Original name: De battre mon cœur s'est arrêté
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Duration: 108 min.
Like his father, Tom is a real estate agent who makes his money from dirty, and sometimes brutal, deals. But a chance encounter prompts him to take up the piano and become a concert pianist. He auditions with the help of a beautiful, young virtuoso pianist who cannot speak French - music is their only exchange. But pressures from the ugly world of his day job soon become more than he can handle...
atmospheric, realistic, tense, psychological, serious, gloomy, melancholic, rough, harsh, meditative ...
classical music, gangsters, crime, french, drinking, father son relationship, gangster, violence, teacher, pianist, mentor, character study, going straight, violent, redemption, visceral, music, mozart, brutality, parents and children, culture clash, relationships, childhood, existentialism, loneliness ...
contemporary, 21st century
france, europe, china, paris france