Movie classics: The Piano

Białystok Cultural Centre – Film Debating Club “GAG” has the pleasure of inviting you to the screening of the movie “The Piano” within the Movie Classics series. The famous film directed by Jane Campion received numerous awards, including the Palme d’Or and three Academy Awards.

October 24th, 2017, 7:30 PM
Forum Cinema, 5 Legionowa Street
tickets: 10 PLN (full-fare ticket), 7 PLN (discount ticket) available at the Forum Cinema’s box office and on www.bilety.bok.bialystok.pl.

The screening will be preceded by a lecture given by Ola Salwa, film journalist and reviewer.

It is the mid-nineteenth century. Ada is a mute who has a young daughter, Flora. In an arranged marriage she leaves her native Scotland accompanied by her daughter and her beloved piano. Life in the rugged forests of New Zealand’s North Island is not all she may have imagined and nor is her relationship with her new husband Stewart. She suffers torment and loss when Stewart sells her piano to a neighbour, George. Ada learns from George that she may earn back her piano by giving him piano lessons, but only with certain other conditions attached. At first Ada despises George but slowly their relationship is transformed and this propels them into a dire situation.

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