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The Piano

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The Piano (Book - Jane Campion)

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
publisher:
Hyperion
genre:
Movies

We gave it an A+

It’s a rare and lovely treat that, in the wake of a movie as powerfully haunting as The Piano, we are offered not a drecky novelization in paperback but the script itself. Though this is a story of a mute woman — who leaves Scotland with her daughter and piano to marry a man in New Zealand she’s never met — the dialogue is even more poetic than a viewer will remember. As a bonus, interspersed throughout are beautiful sepia-toned photographs of the characters and the stunning film locations. A+