The piano
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Ada, her nine year-old daughter and her piano arrive to an arranged marriage in nineteenth-century New Zealand. Because her husband refuses to transport her piano, Ada strikes a bargain with an illiterate neighbour, who forces her to earn back the piano. The arrangement draws all three into a complex emotional and sexual bond.

Item Details
Adultery -- New Zealand -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- New Zealand -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- New Zealand -- Fiction.
Mute persons -- New Zealand -- Fiction.
Pianists -- New Zealand -- Fiction.
Feature films.
Historical films.
Other Authors:
Alliance Films, film distributor.
Campion, Jane, 1954- film director, screenwriter, film producer.
Hunter, Holly, 1958- actor.
Keitel, Harvey, actor.
Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.) publisher.
Neill, Sam, actor.
Paquin, Anna, actor.
1 videodisc (120 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: 18A.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Music, Michael Nyman ; editor, Veronika Jenet ; director of photography, Stuart Dryburgh ; associate producer, Mark Turnbull ; executive producer for CIBY 2000, Alain Depardieu.
Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin, Kerry Walker.
DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
For private home use only.
Audio tracks in English and French and subtitled in English and Spanish.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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Link to PAC
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