The Piano Teacher

The Piano Teacher (2001)

Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.

Plot Keywords: mother, sex, based on novel or book, fantasy, fetish, masochism, piano lessons, power, victim, music, concert, love, controversial, teacher, student, pianist, attraction, desire, submissive, voyeur, domineering

Original TitleLa Pianiste
DirectorMichael Haneke
WritersMichael Haneke, Elfriede Jelinek
Production CompaniesARTE, Bavaria Film International, Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), Centre National de la Cinématographie, Canal+, ARTE France Cinéma
Production CountriesGermany, Austria, France
Spoken LanguagesFrançais, Deutsch

Alternate Titles

The Piano Player
The Piano Teacher
La profesora de piano
Klaveriõpetaja
Pianolärarinnan
I daskala tou pianou
Profesorka klavira
La Pianista