dpgSingularity Posted: August 26, 20192019-08-26T22:34:44+10:00 2019-08-26T22:34:44+10:00In: Coming of Age, Examples When a talented teenage pianist wins a scholarship to Julliard, he must convince his parents, outlaw militant radicals, to let him come out of hiding and join the normal world. (30 words) Running on Empty (1988) Share Facebook 2 Reviews Voted Oldest Recent kpetrakis01 10 Loglines 28 Reviews 3 Best Reviews 891 Points View Profile kpetrakis01 Logliner 2019-10-06T10:29:37+10:00Added an answer on October 6, 2019 at 10:29 am So how did he learn piano and how did he audition? Do they just live an isolated life or in a bunker? i like the contrast in worlds though question how they’ve worked so far. Does he go to school or home schooled? What does he know of the world? How does he even learn piano? Does he live in a camp? You got my attention and like the contrast but not sure how it interweaves today for it to change…. 0 Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp dpg 105 Loglines 5,508 Reviews 554 Best Reviews 111,798 Points View Profile dpg Singularity 2019-10-06T11:00:52+10:00Added an answer on October 6, 2019 at 11:00 am It’s established in Act 1 of the movie, that he has a practice board and that his mother taught him the piano.??? Every time they move, they assume a new identities and blend into the local community.? The protagonist and his brother attend public schools. (The movie is set in the 80’s when homeschooling was not a popular option.? In fact, at that time, it was still wasn’t legal in most states.) The fictional world of the movie, that? his parents were militant activists in the 60’s resonated with the zeitgeist of the 80’s, when militant activists of the 60’s were mellowing out as they entered middle age, had families, bought property;? they wanted to live normal lives.? But there were still some –like the protagonist’s parents– who were still true believers in their radical ideas and who had to hide out because of lawless deeds for which they could still be arrested and go to prison. 0 Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on WhatsApp You must login to can add an answer. Username or email* Password* Captcha* Remember Me! Forgot Password?