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French Film Show – The Piano Teacher ( Cannes Award Winner )

25 Jan 2011

Dear Students & Friends,

Please find the brief of the film – The Piano Teacher that will be shown this weekend.

‘The Piano Teacher’ is a powerful & controversial new drama from the award wining ( Cannes 2001 ) film maker Michael Haneke. Isabelle Huppert gives a performance of astounding emotional intensity as Erika Kohut, a repressed woman in her late thirties who teaches piano at the Vienna conservatory & lives with her tyrannical mother ( Annie Girardot), with whom she has a volatile love-hate relationship. But when one of Erika’s students. the handsome & assured Walter Klemmer ( Benoit Magime ), attempts to seduce her, the barriers that she has carefully erected around her claustrophobic world are shattered, unleashing a previously inhibited extreme & uncontrollable desire.

More Details :
English Subtitles
Best Actor & Actress award in Cannes 2001)
129 minutes, 5p.m on Saturday the 29th Jan 2011.

You all are welcome.


Harbinder Singh Mehra ( Haru )
Lear Trainer & Mentor at Frehindi.org

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