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Event Date: 1st Jun 2016 | 19:00

Double Bill: The Locked Out & The Piano Teacher

Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW

Part of the Austrian Film Season in partnership with Regent Street Cinema Elfriede Jelinek is Austria’s most celebrated female writer and feminist. The Nobel laureate’s multi-faceted and highly controversial work, along with her political activism, has provoked divergent and often heated reactions. This double bill features films based on her books. The Locked Out (Die Ausgesperrten, 1982) tells the true story of a high school student running amok, while Michael Haneke’s The Piano Teacher (Die Klavierspielerin, 2001) stars Isabelle Huppert in a stunning performance as Erica Kohut who is seduced by one of her students. 7pm - The Locked Out, Austria, 1982, 90 mins, German with English subtitles, directed by Franz Novotny 8:50pm - The Piano Teacher, Austria/France, 2001, 129 mins, French with English subtitles, directed by Michael Haneke

Posted: 16th May 2016 | 08:13

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