What happens to child prodigies when they grow up? Since the age of five, Marika Bournaki has been focused on becoming a world-class pianist. This candid documentary follows Marika from age 12 to 20, revealing the sacrifice, determination and luck required to make it in the cutthroat world of classical music. From backstage tears and adolescent rebellion, to the halls of Juilliard and on the road to rehearsal rooms around the world, the journey is fraught with conflict and challenges. Diva antics aside, the film tells the story of a talented young artist discovering her own musical identity.
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Travelling along the Pacific Northwest coastline from LA to Vancouver, this stunning documentary showcases the pioneers ...
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