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12 Ratings

The Competition

Directed by Joel Oliansky
United States, 1980
Drama, Romance, Musical


Two piano players fall in love while competing for the same prize in an important San Francisco competition. Heidi Schoonover and Paul Dietrich met each other once before, at another contest, but now their mutual attraction is so strong that they get romantically involved despite being opponents…

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The Competition Directed by Joel Oliansky

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1981 | 2 nominations including: Best Film Editing

Golden Globes (USA)

1981 | Nominee: Best Original Score - Motion Picture

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