Overview

Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.

  1. Michael Haneke

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Elfriede Jelinek

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Isabelle Huppert

    Isabelle Huppert

    Erika Kohut

  2. Annie Girardot

    Annie Girardot

    The Mother

  3. Benoît Magimel

    Benoît Magimel

    Walter Klemmer

  4. Susanne Lothar

    Susanne Lothar

    Mrs. Schober

  5. Udo Samel

    Udo Samel

    Dr. George Blonskij

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The Piano Teacher
The Piano Teacher

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Facts

Original Title La Pianiste

Status Released

Release Information

  • March 29, 2002
    R
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

  • April 12, 2002
    R
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language French

Runtime 2h 11m

Budget $3,000,000.00

Revenue $9,801,375.00

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