Overall Rank: 2496
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 117
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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Sensho - wrote on 03/14/2023
Interesting story! Great performances by Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin, Kerry Walker, and Geneviève Lemon. A good solid story. Sometimes you just need a good story to a movie rather than explosions and killing. This movie is for someone with a higher culture to them.
SIngli6 - wrote on 02/27/2022
This woman is the dumbest bitch. But seriously, I love how Jane Campion is considered one of the most feminist directors in the industry and her most famous film is about an incredibly irrational women with no fucking voice being swept off her feet by a guy who ransoms her piano for sexual favours.
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.
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