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4,766 Ratings

The Piano

Directed by Jane Campion
New Zealand, Australia, 1993
Drama, Romance


The story of a mute piano players’s rebellion when sold into marriage to a local land-grabber in the recently colonized New Zealand wilderness of Victorian times.

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The Piano Directed by Jane Campion

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1993 | 2 wins including: Palme d'Or

Academy Awards

1994 | 3 wins including: Best Actress in a Leading Role

1994 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

Independent Spirit Awards

1994 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

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