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Haneke's 'The Piano Teacher'; screening and intro

Date: 11 June 2012 Time: 8.20 pm

Venue: The Dukes Cinema, Lancaster

Allyson Fiddler will give a short introduction to the 'Piano Teacher' material before a screening of Haneke's 2001 film of that name. The Piano Teacher scooped the Grand Prix in Cannes as well as the prizes for best actor (Benoît Magimel) and best actress (Isabelle Huppert). Haneke's film adapts the most widely known novel of Nobel Prize for Literature winner, Elfriede Jelinek.

Tickets can be obtained from the webpages of the Dukes Cinema or by ringing the box office on: 01524 598500.

The Dukes event helps Lancaster University to kick off its Jelinek Season and points forward to the first ever conference on Jelinek in the UK ( and to the world première of her 'Sports Play' in a translation by Penny Black (

Both events are generously sponsored by the Austrian Cultural Forum, London. v

Event website:


Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Associated staff: Allyson Fiddler

Associated projects: Jelinek in the Arena

Organising departments and research centres: European Languages and Cultures

Keywords: Austria, Fetishism, Film, Film adaptation, Film style, German language, culture and society, German studies and text analysis


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