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The Piano (OmdU) 4 K restaurated

Hosted by the Consul of the Munich Cinema Tour Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Thu 16 Jun 20:40 - 22:50

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a classic coming back to the cinema in 4K

The Piano is a Protected content drama film written and directed by Jane Campion. Starring Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, and Anna Paquin in her first major acting role, the film focuses on a mute Scottish woman who travels to a remote part of New Zealand with her young daughter after her arranged marriage to a frontiersman.

A co-production between New Zealand, Australia and France, The Piano was a critical and commercial success.

Hunter and Paquin both received high praise for their performances. In Protected content , the film won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, making Jane Campion the first female director to ever receive this award. It won three Academy Awards out of eight total nominations in March Protected content Best Actress for Hunter, Best Supporting Actress for Paquin, and Best Original Screenplay for Campion. Paquin was 11 years old at the time and remains the second-youngest actor to win an Oscar in a competitive category.

The plot has similarities to Jane Mander's Protected content "The Story of a New Zealand River", but also substantial differences. Campion says that Wuthering Heights and The African Queen were her inspirations


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