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A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.

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Directed by

Miloš Forman

Written by

E.L. Doctorow (Novel)
Michael Weller (Writer)

Runtime

155 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The passion, the violence, the birth of America's Gilded Age.

Cast

Keywords

new york city based on novel or book new york racism piano class differences early 1900s pianist racial injustice

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography Miroslav Ondříček

Oscar nomination for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration Peter Howitt Patrizia von Brandenstein

Oscar nomination for Best Costume Design Anna Hill Johnstone

Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song Randy Newman