Playing Mona Lisa


1h 43m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Claire, a brilliant young pianist, watches her life crumble around her -- she's rejected by a prestigious piano competition, her boyfriend forgets his marriage proposal (but remembers to dump her), and her apartment is destroyed by an earthquake, forcing her to move in with her parents. In an attemp

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Touchstone Pictures
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution; Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Location
San Francisco, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

Synopsis

Claire, a brilliant young pianist, watches her life crumble around her -- she's rejected by a prestigious piano competition, her boyfriend forgets his marriage proposal (but remembers to dump her), and her apartment is destroyed by an earthquake, forcing her to move in with her parents. In an attempt to change her life and luck, Claire stops practicing piano and starts a life of partying.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Production Company
Touchstone Pictures
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution; Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Location
San Francisco, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 43m

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Shown at U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado February 9-13, 2000.

Shown at Stony Brook Film Festival July 19-29, 2000.

Feature directorial debut for Matthew Huffman.

Completed shooting March 6, 1999.

Began shooting February 1, 1999.

Released in United States Fall October 27, 2000

Released in United States on Video April 17, 2001

Released in United States 2000 (Shown at Gen Art Film Festival in New York City April 26 - May 2, 2000.)

Released in United States 2000 (Awarded Best Actress (Alicia Witt) at the 2000 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival.)

Released in United States Fall October 27, 2000

Released in United States on Video April 17, 2001

Released in United States 2000

Released in United States February 2000

Released in United States July 2000

Shown at Gen Art Film Festival in New York City April 26 - May 2, 2000.

Awarded Best Actress (Alicia Witt) at the 2000 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival.

Released in United States February 2000 (Shown at U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado February 9-13, 2000.)

Released in United States July 2000 (Shown at Stony Brook Film Festival July 19-29, 2000.)