Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: New Zealand, Australia, France
Duration: 121 min.
After a long voyage from Scotland, pianist Ada McGrath and her young daughter, Flora, are left with all their belongings, including a piano, on a New Zealand beach. Ada, who has been mute since childhood, has been sold into marriage to a local man named Alisdair Stewart. Making little attempt to warm up to Alisdair, Ada soon becomes intrigued by his Maori-friendly acquaintance, George Baines, leading to tense, life-altering conflicts.
sexual, stylized, gloomy, serious, erotic, artsy, melancholic, captivating, realistic, enigmatic ...
adultery, sexuality, culture clash, love triangle, male nudity, marriage, arranged marriage, period piece, human nature, relationships, sexualized violence, couple relations, love affair, obsession, piano, romance, love story, music, art, beautiful scenery, loneliness, love, pornography, betrayal, brutality ...
19th century, 1850s, victorian era, 18th century
new zealand, scotland