SHUT UP AND PLAY THE PIANO
Germany, United Kingdom 2018 – Director: Philipp Jedicke – Original language: german, french, english – Subtitles: german
Who is Chilly Gonzales? SHUT UP AND PLAY THE PIANO investigates the pianist Jason Beck, whose alter ego is the self-proclaimed vain and cynical entertainer Chilly Gonzales. An entertaining mix of semi-fictional biography, home videos, a shrewd interview and concert footage.
Writer: Philipp Jedicke. Camera: Marcus Winterbauer, Marcel Kolvenbach. Sound: Ralf Weber. Editing: Henk Drees, Carina Mergens. Music: Howie Beck. Production: Rapid Eye Movies. Producer: Stephan Holl, Antoinette Köster. Length: 82 min. International Sales: Charades. Distribution: Rapid Eye Movies.