The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will she take a dive despite the pressure to win from her teacher, Greta, or will she condemn Paul to obscurity?

  1. Joel Oliansky

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. William Sackheim


Top Billed Cast

  1. Richard Dreyfuss

    Richard Dreyfuss

    Paul Dietrich

  2. Amy Irving

    Amy Irving

    Heidi Joan Schoonover

  3. Lee Remick

    Lee Remick

    Greta Vandemann

  4. Sam Wanamaker

    Sam Wanamaker

    Andrew Erskine

  5. Joseph Cali

    Joseph Cali

    Jerry DiSalvo

Full Cast & Crew

The Competition
The Competition



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 3, 1980


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 3m

Budget -

Revenue -



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