CINEMA | TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES: THE PIANO | TUESDAY 18 JUNE

Winner of 3 Oscars: a mute woman is sent to 1850s New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.

The 19th century. Ada, a Scottish woman mute since childhood, leaves for New Zealand with her young, illegitimate daughter to marry a dour farmer. A gifted pianist, she gives lessons to an uneducated Englishman – and the scene is set for a passionate and sensual relationship. Showered with awards upon its release, The Piano remains a marvel of cinematic imagery.

 

 

Director: Jane Campion

With Holly Hunter, Sam Neill, Harvey Keitel, Anna Paquin. Made in 1993

Cert. 15. Duration 120 minutes

£6 advance / £7.50 on the door. 10% off for Theatre Friends

Bar opens 6:30 P.M., starts 7:30 P.M.

Unreserved seating

Tickets:

Online: click on link above

In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres

Over the phone: 01297 442138

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