They Shot the Piano Player (2023)

The Story

A New York music journalist goes on a quest to uncover the truth behind the mysterious disappearance of young Brazilian piano virtuoso Tenorio Jr.

A celebratory origin story of the world-renowned Latino musical movement Bossa Nova, They Shot The Piano Player captures a fleeting time bursting with creative freedom at a turning point in Latin American history in the 60s and 70s, just before the continent was engulfed by totalitarian regimes.


The Deets

Original Language: English
Release Date (US Theaters): October 6, 2023 Limited

Main Cast

Jeff Goldblum
Gilberto Gil
Caetano Veloso

Production & Crew

Distributor:  Sony Pictures Classics
Production Co: 
Director(s): Fernando Treuba, Javier Mariscal
Producer(s): Nano Arrieta, Arnauld Boulard, Bruno Felix, Cristina Huete, Serge Lalou, Janneke van de Kerkhof, Fabien Westerhoff
Writer(s): Fernando Trueba
Cinematography: María José Martín
Music: Lourdes Hernández
Editor: Oihane Abrisqueta Diaz

The Trailer