Virtuoso (1989)

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Drama based on the life of pianist John Ogdon. In 1962, young pianist John Ogdon wins international success in Moscow and embarks on a whirlwind career. Ten years later he suffers the onset of mental illness that threatens to destroy his playing, marriage and sanity.

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