Ciné Junior 2013: Martin Clapp’s Magic Piano wins CICAE AWARD!
The members of the CICAE jury awarded Martin Clapp’s Magic Piano as best feature-length film in the Ciné Junior 2013 international Competition (www.cinemapublic.org)
Members of the jury were : Artemio Benki (Studio Bela, Prague, Czech Republic), Laurent Coët (Cinema Le Régency, St Pol sur Ternoise, France) and Jérémie Monmarché (Cinema Les Studios, Tours, France).
“The Magic Piano” tells the story of Anna, a girl whose father has had to leave Poland and look for work in London. She’s left with her auntie and annoying little cousin Chip-Chip who desperatly seeks her attention. Missing her Dad, Anna decides to run away, but Chip-Chip follows her. As she tries to hide from him in a trash heap, they find a broken piano which magically tranforms into the Flying Machine and rises into the sky with Anna and Chip-chip on board and they set off for a thrilling journey across Europe, following the wonder and passion of Chopin’s life and music on their way to London, and hoping to find Anna’s dad.
|Awards||Shortlisted for Oscar nomination 2012|
|Directed By||Martin Clapp|
|Written By||Geoff Lindsey, Marianela Maldonado, Robin Todd|
|Produced By||Hugh Welchman, Adam Wyrwas|
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