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By Liz Mannion of the Ritz Cinema, Thirsk. Poetry in Motion (Pictures) posts are part of a series. The Piano (Jane Campion, 1993) – Silence, Thomas Hood – Yes ok I’ve gone and saved the best till l...
MOVIE THE PIANO - JANE CAMPION - 1993
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. Three Ladies - Mids 1870
The voice you hear is not my speaking voice - but my mind's voice. I have not spoken since I was six years old. No one knows why - not even me. My father says it is a dark talent, ... Today he married me to a man I have not yet met. Soon my daughter and I shall join him in his own country... The strange thing is, I don't think myself silent. That is because of my piano. I shall miss it on the journey. ~ Holly Hunter as Ada in The Piano (1993).