The Piano Teacher


This disturbing film focuses on a young woman, the titular piano teacher. She live with her evil, controlling mother, and privately goes through a series of sexual experiences. When a young male student develops a crush on her, she enlists him to take part in her dangerous, painful sexual fantasies. Note: sensitive viewers should certainly skip this film. It won several awards at Cannes. French with English subtitles.


130 minutes.
No persons under 18 (Sex, Nudity) .
Drama, Sex

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Credits

Cast
Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, Susanne Lothar
Director
Michael Haneke
ScreenplayMichael Haneke, from the novel by Elfriede Jelinek
CinematographyChristian Berger
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2001
Produced byA consortium of French and Austrian companies





Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Derek Wilson
15
The Cape Times
Wilhelm Snyman
15
The Star
Tanya Farber
16
Die Burger
Francois Smith
15
Tygerburger
Mariana Malan
15
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
10
Rapport
Barrie Hough
18
M-Net Cinemagic
Barry Ronge
16
Total Movie
Tom Dawson
15
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
10

What the People say

Internet
996 Netizens
15

Average .. 73%

15




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