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The Piano

1993 Rated R 2hr 1m

Holly Hunter stars as Ada McGrath, a mute but strong-willed 19th-century Scottish expatriate who arrives in New Zealand with her daughter (Anna Paquin) and her beloved piano in tow. Although betrothed to a landowner (Sam Neill), she's pulled into an affair with a laborer (Harvey Keitel). Hunter and Paquin both won Oscars for their performances in this haunting drama from writer-director Jane Campion.

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Movie Details

Awards
1994 Independent Spirit Awards®
  • Best Foreign Film
1994 BAFTA®
1994 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
1994 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing Original Screenplay
  • Best Actress: Holly Hunter
  • Best Supporting Actress: Anna Paquin
  • Best Film Editing nominee
  • Best Costume Design nominee
  • Best Cinematography nominee
  • Best Picture nominee
  • Best Director nominee: Jane Campion
Ratings
R
Moments of extremely graphic sexuality
16
Common Sense rating OK for kids 16+

DVD details

Blu-ray details

Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1

Subtitles

None

Closed captioned

Yes

Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround

Other features

Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; scene access; production notes; cast/crew biographies; trailer(s)

Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1

Subtitles

English, Spanish (Neutral), English SDH

Closed captioned

No

Language and sound

English: DTS 2.0 HD

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; theatrical trailer.