The Competition
The Competition (1980)

While competing against each other in a music contest, two pianists (Richard Dreyfuss, Amy Irving) fall in love and must battle to stay together in case either of them wins. The film was Oscar-nominated for Best Song and Best Film Editing.

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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