The Competition

  • 1980
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama

This dreary portrait of the classical music world is weighed down by Richard Dreyfuss's uninspired performance as an aging pianist making one final grab for international recognition. After deciding to retire and dedicate himself to teaching if he fails to win this last-chance contest, Paul (Dreyfuss) throws himself into preparation, failing to notice more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Source (2 Credits)
William Sackheim
Producer (1 Credit)
William Sackheim
Exec. Producer (1 Credit)
Howard Pine
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Richard H. Kline
Editor (1 Credit)
David Blewitt
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Dale Hennesy
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
James Payne
Costumes (1 Credit)
Ruth Myers
Music/Lyrics Composer (2 Credits)
Wilbur Jennings

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