Overall Rank: 2257
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 112
Theatrical Release Date: 11/12/1993
Genre: Drama, Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jane Campion
Actors: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin, Kerry Walker, Geneviève Lemon
Plot: A mute woman and her daughter move from Scotland to the rugged forests of New Zealand's South Island for an arranged marriage. Her husband is not what she expected and she nearly breaks down after he sells her prized piano. Yet the new owner is willing to let her play if she gives him lessons, along with certain other arrangements. The relationship soon leads down a dangerous path. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/18/2019
A well-acted and heart breaking 19th-century drama that says a lot about the way women were viewed, mistreated, and controlled by men during its time period.
Allison - wrote on 05/02/2008
Had been wanting to see it for Holly Hunter's performance. There were some ok moments, but mainly it was a disappointment. I had been building it up in my mind for so long, I expected her performance to be miraculous, but somehow it fell short of what I perceived it could be.
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