THE PIANO TEACHER

THE PIANO TEACHER

Michael Haneke

Michael Haneke | Austria, France, Germany | 2001 | 131 min. | V.O. French and German subtitled in Spanish and English

Erika Kohut is a piano teacher in a prestigious Viennese conservatory. However, hidden behind a brilliant professional life and an unshakeable severity, are the shadows of an unhealthy personal life. Kohut still lives with her mother, with whom she has a twisted relationship that varies between love and hate, and she lives her repressed sexuality by frequenting porn cinemas and sex shops. When one of her pupils, young Walter Klemmer sets out to conquer her after hearing her in a private concert, the pianist’s retaining wall shatters, with disturbing consequences.

Direction: Michael Haneke

Script: Michael Haneke

Cinematography: Christian Berger

Editing: Monika Willi

Sound: Guillaume Sciama

Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Benoît Magimel, Annie Girardot, Susanne Lothar

Production: Veit Heiduschka

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SEFF 2016


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