About

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

7.5
244
Directed by

Michael Haneke

Written by

Michael Haneke (Screenplay)
Elfriede Jelinek (Novel)

Runtime

131 minutes

Country

Germany, France, Austria

Language

French

Tagline

Perversion at its wicked best!

Cast

Keywords

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

Lists

#721 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#79 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?