The Competition
The Competition (1980)

Can two prodigies fall in love and stay in love, even when they are competing against one another in an international piano competition? Richard Dreyfuss and Amy Irving attempt to answer that question in The Competition. Richard Dreyfuss… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 3, 1980
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Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

Nasty little sports film. Lots of fun with pianoes

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The Competition offers a winning examination of one person's struggle to come to terms with his understanding of personal achievement and his capacity to love.

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jay nixon
Good drama with great music. Not an incisive examination of the cutthroat world of music competition although they do delve into it somewhat. More a drama of a… More
Dimitris Springer
Excellent classical music and that's it.A relic of the 1980 production is a forgettable small,semi-independent feature,carved with a trifle of… More