The Page Turner


1h 25m 2006

Brief Synopsis

With a passion for playing the piano, Melanie, a young girl from a modest background, passes an audition in the Conservatory at Versailles in the presence of a famous international pianist. During the performance, the pianist repeatedly disturbs her when she plays. Melanie, traumatized by these even

Film Details

Also Known As
Ao Lado da Pianista, Cambiadora de Páginas, Et spill for piano, La Tourneuse de Pages, Mädchen das die Seiten umblättert, Nodevenderen, Page Turner, Tourneuse de Pages, La, Turning Pages, Voltapagine, última nota
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Music
Thriller
Release Date
2006
Production Company
Alamode Film; Ciné+; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Films; France 3 Cinéma; Mikado Film; Playtime; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Tartan Films (US); 24 Bilder; Agora Films (Switzerland); Alta Films; Benelux Film Distributors; Camera Film; Cathay Film Organization; Cinema Mondo; Curzon Artificial Eye; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Films; Filmes Do Estação; Filmladen Gmbh; Oro Film As; Triangelfilm

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

With a passion for playing the piano, Melanie, a young girl from a modest background, passes an audition in the Conservatory at Versailles in the presence of a famous international pianist. During the performance, the pianist repeatedly disturbs her when she plays. Melanie, traumatized by these events, decides to give up playing. Ten years later, the young girl is working in a lawyer's office where she is congratulated by the manager for her sense of devotion. He asks if she would like to be his child's nanny. The director's son just so happens to play the piano.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ao Lado da Pianista, Cambiadora de Páginas, Et spill for piano, La Tourneuse de Pages, Mädchen das die Seiten umblättert, Nodevenderen, Page Turner, Tourneuse de Pages, La, Turning Pages, Voltapagine, última nota
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Drama
Foreign
Music
Thriller
Release Date
2006
Production Company
Alamode Film; Ciné+; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Films; France 3 Cinéma; Mikado Film; Playtime; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Tartan Films (US); 24 Bilder; Agora Films (Switzerland); Alta Films; Benelux Film Distributors; Camera Film; Cathay Film Organization; Cinema Mondo; Curzon Artificial Eye; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Films; Filmes Do Estação; Filmladen Gmbh; Oro Film As; Triangelfilm

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring March 23, 2007

Released in United States March 30, 2007

Released in United States on Video July 10, 2007

Released in United States 2006

Released in United States August 2006

Released in United States September 2006

Released in United States October 2006

Released in United States January 2007

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Spotlight on France) September 28-October 13, 2006.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Director's Showcase) August 14-27, 2006.

Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (Special Program - Contemporary French Auteurs) October 12-20, 2006.

Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (World Cinema Now) January 4-15, 2007.

Tartan USA acquired U.S. distribution rights at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.

Released in United States Spring March 23, 2007 (NY)

Released in United States March 30, 2007 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video July 10, 2007

Released in United States 2006 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival (Spotlight on France) September 28-October 13, 2006. )

Released in United States August 2006 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (Director's Showcase) August 14-27, 2006.)

Released in United States September 2006 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 1-4, 2006.)

Released in United States October 2006 (Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (Special Program - Contemporary French Auteurs) October 12-20, 2006.)

Released in United States January 2007 (Shown at Palm Springs International Film Festival (World Cinema Now) January 4-15, 2007.)