#32. The Piano (1993)



– Director: Jane Campion

– Stacker score: 90.2

– Metascore: 89

– IMDb user rating: 7.6

– Runtime: 121 minutes

Known for its graphic sexual content, “The Piano” featured Holly Hunter as Ada, a woman in an arranged marriage living in New Zealand. When Ada’s husband sells her piano, a male neighbor asks her to give him piano lessons, but there are strings attached. Jane Campion was the second woman in the history of the Oscars to be nominated for Best Director.