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The Piano Teacher

2001 Rated UR 2hr 5m

Isabelle Huppert stars as Erika, an emotionally repressed piano teacher still tied to her obsessive mother (Annie Girardot) and fast approaching spinsterhood, who sees an attractive student (Benoît Magimel) as a potential player in her dark sexual fantasies. Huppert is fascinating to watch in writer-director Michael Haneke's disturbing character study based on the novel by Nobel Literature Prize winner Elfriede Jelinek.

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Movie Details

2003 Independent Spirit Awards®
  • Best Foreign Film nominee
2002 BAFTA®
  • Best Foreign Language Film nominee
Unrated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; star interview.