The piano [videorecording (DVD)].
Contributor(s): Campion, Jane | Hunter, Holly | Neill, Sam | Keitel, Harvey | Chapman, Jan | Paquin, Anna | Campion, Jane.Material type: Visual materialSeries: Dendy heart: Publisher: [Australia] : Icon Film Distribution [distributor], 2009Edition: Widescreen.Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (approximately 116 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 9339065002584.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- New Zealand -- Drama | Mothers and daughters -- New Zealand -- Drama | Mute persons -- New Zealand -- Drama | Adultery -- New Zealand -- Drama | Pianists -- New Zealand -- Drama | New Zealand -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- DramaGenre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
Special features: Inside The piano ; Trailers.
Produced by Jan Chapman ; written and directed by Jane Campion.
Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin, Kerry Walker, Genevieve Lemon.
Ada, mute since birth, her nine year old daughter and her piano arrive to an arranged marriage in the remote bush of nineteenth century New Zealand. Of all her belongings, her husband refuses to transport the piano and it is left behind on the beach. Unable to bear its destruction, Ada strikes a bargain with an illiterate tattooed neighbour.
Rated M: Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over. Sex scenes.
DVD ; Region 4 ; PAL.
In English. Subtitles for the hearing impaired.
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