The Piano (1992)

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Alternative titles

  • The Black Keys Working
  • The Piano Lesson Working
  • Pleasure Working
  • Le Leçon De Piano Alternative


Drama set in 19th century New Zealand. A mute Scottish woman and her nine-year-old daughter are set ashore on a beach in a remote location. Her husband to be, in a marriage arranged by her father, refuses to transport her prized piano to his home. It is retrieved by an illiterate neighbour who strikes a bargain with the woman for its return.

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