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The Piano (1993)

Directed by Jane Campion. With Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill, Anna Paquin. A mute woman along with her young daughter, and her prized piano, are sent to 1850s New Zealand for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, and she's soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.

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A powerful and moving novel of the early days of colonial New Zealand.

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“There were two rumours surrounding my great- great-grandfather Henry Summers: one, that his cabinet of curiosities drove him mad; and, t...


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