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Praise for Robert Cibis & Lilian Franck's PIANOMANIA

" Surprisingly compelling! Too intriguing and entertaining to be left to the specialists... A captivating film not just for pianomaniacs." - Trevor Johnston, Time Out London

"An amazing glimpse into the rarefied realm of elite musicians, giving audiences a fly-on-the wall perspective to which not even devoted patrons of classical music are often privileged. It's tremendously enriching, and should be seen by all who love classical music. It will enhance your appreciation. It may even change how your perceptions and how you listen to music. The cinematography throughout is elegant and perceptive. And, as you can imagine, the soundtrack is absolutely magnificent!" - Jennifer Merin, About.com

"A fascinating glimpse into a very specialized corner of the music world. Pianist Andras Schiff once said, "Whatever we do on the piano is a collection of illusions." After watching Pianomania, you will understand." -  Tom Huizenga, NPR Music

"Stefan Knüpfer is a co-conspirator, a sorcerer's apprentice, even a piano witch doctor and to watch him in action is addictive." - Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

"!" - Sam Adams, Time Out NY

"A surprisingly exciting race against time, Lilian Franck and Robert Cibis’s Pianomania offers an inside look at a fascinating aspect of the world of classical keyboardists. You don’t have to love classical piano to love Pianomania!" - This Week in New York

"A thoroughly enjoyable documentary!" - Peter Rainer, Christian Science Monitor

"Enticing… Knüpfer’s evident talent and dedication are admirable, as well as entertaining."
- Kyle Smith, New York Post

"Pianomania is like no other summer movie, and that’s a really good thing…plays like a thriller at times…see Pianomania!" - James Verniere, Boston Herald

"Mr. Knüpfer makes engaging company." - Manohla Dargis, New York Times

"Fascinating...Cibis and Franck are as articulate in their film-making as is Knüpfer in his tuning,..suspenseful!" - Bill White, Seattle Post Globe

"Fascinating...engaging!" - Moira Macdonald, Seattle Times

"A gentle portrait of aural genius. Admirable!" - Joseph Jon Lanthier, Slant Magazine

" Enthralling!" - The Financial Times (London)

" An excellent film. In keeping with its subject matter, this high-minded documentary has elegance and exactitude...Knüpfer is a thoroughly engaging personality."
- Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian UK

"A delightfully esoteric documentary." - The Telegraph (UK)