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#898. The Piano

  • Year: 1993
  • Country: Australia/New Zealand/France
  • Production: AFC Ciby 2000, 121m
  • Director: Jane Campion
  • Producer: Jan Chapman
  • Screenplay: Jane Campion
  • Photography: Stuart Dryburgh
  • Music: Michael Nyman
  • Cast: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Anna Paquin, Sam Neill
  • Oscar Wins: Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Screenplay
  • Oscar Noms: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Costume Design
  • Cannes Film Festival: Golden Palm (tie), Best Actress

Abridged Book Description

Setting out to be politically correct, erotic, and romantic at the same time, The Piano inevitably bites off more than it can possibly chew, but winds up stimulating passionate feelings nonetheless.