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Issue Details: First known date: 2007... 2007 The Piano
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'The Piano, written and directed by Jane Campion, is one of the most honoured films of the new Australian cinema, and is considered by many critics to be a modern masterpiece. Campion won the Palme D'Or at Cannes in 1993 for the film, making her the first woman ever to win this prestigious award; it also won Best Original Screenplay (Campion), Best Actress (Holly Hunter) and Best Supporting Actress (Anna Paquin) at the 1994 Oscars.

'In 1880 the widowed, and mute, Ada (Holly Hunter) and her young daughter, Flora (Anna Paquin) leave their native Scotland and travel to New Zealand’s remote South Island, as the arranged family of Stewart (Sam Neil), an Englishman who lives and works the land there. With them come Ada’s piano which serves as her outlet of expression, her ‘voice’. Despite fierce insistence from Ada, Stewart leaves the piano on the beach after he decides it is too heavy to carry back to his homestead. Stewart’s neighbour Baines (Harvey Kietel) makes a deal with Stewart for the piano and lessons with Ada, which has dire repercussions for them all.' (Publication summary)

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[Review] The Piano Mandy Kretzschmar , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Zeitschrift fur Australienstudien , no. 23 2009; (p. 172-177)

— Review of The Piano Gail Jones , 2007 single work criticism
[Review] Alvin Purple [and] The Piano Fincina Hopgood , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 54 2009; (p. 207-211)

— Review of Alvin Purple Catharine Lumby , 2008 single work criticism ; The Piano Gail Jones , 2007 single work criticism
[Review] The Piano Janet Wilson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 3 no. 6 2008;

— Review of The Piano Gail Jones , 2007 single work criticism
Passionate Encounters with Jane Campion’s “Cinematic Consciousness” : Jane Campion by Kathleen McHugh and The Piano by Gail Jones Lisa French , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , October - December no. 45 2007;

— Review of Jane Campion Kathleen McHugh , 2007 single work criticism ; The Piano Gail Jones , 2007 single work criticism
Seducing the Audience Jake Wilson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 294 2007; (p. 61)

— Review of The Piano Gail Jones , 2007 single work criticism
Seducing the Audience Jake Wilson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 294 2007; (p. 61)

— Review of The Piano Gail Jones , 2007 single work criticism
[Review] Alvin Purple [and] The Piano Fincina Hopgood , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australasian Drama Studies , April no. 54 2009; (p. 207-211)

— Review of Alvin Purple Catharine Lumby , 2008 single work criticism ; The Piano Gail Jones , 2007 single work criticism
[Review] The Piano Janet Wilson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 3 no. 6 2008;

— Review of The Piano Gail Jones , 2007 single work criticism
Passionate Encounters with Jane Campion’s “Cinematic Consciousness” : Jane Campion by Kathleen McHugh and The Piano by Gail Jones Lisa French , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , October - December no. 45 2007;

— Review of Jane Campion Kathleen McHugh , 2007 single work criticism ; The Piano Gail Jones , 2007 single work criticism
[Review] The Piano Mandy Kretzschmar , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Zeitschrift fur Australienstudien , no. 23 2009; (p. 172-177)

— Review of The Piano Gail Jones , 2007 single work criticism
Last amended 27 Jul 2015 13:22:20
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  • The Piano Jane Campion , 1993 single work film/TV
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