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5 Ratings

The Piano Lesson

Directed by Lloyd Richards
United States, 1995
Drama, Musical, TV Movie


A brother comes home to claim “my half of the piano”, a family heirloom; but his sister is not wanting to part with it. This is a glimpse of the conditions for African-Americans as well as some of the attitudes and influences on their lives.

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The Piano Lesson Directed by Lloyd Richards

Awards & Festivals

Screen Actors Guild Awards

1996 | Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries

Golden Globes (USA)

1996 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

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