When a woman looks at the sky she doesn't look for anything she's just lonely

Ron 2022-11-04 13:37:14

I believe that any language is pale in front of such a film, as I am trying to write the words now.

My label for The piano is defined in a female film. The most impressive thing in the whole film is what Ada said. That sentence: The voice you hear is not my speaking voice---but my mind's voice. This sentence dominates me, even though the picture is not so beautiful, it also makes me think about it and reflect a lot.

She can't speak, the piano and her daughter are the medium of communication with the outside world. Marrying far away to a desolate island, she also has to carry a heavy piano. After all, her daughter is independent of her individuality. She finds her spiritual support through her five fingers and on the black and white piano keys. In order to highlight Ada's struggles, insistence and the theme of feminism, Campion has put a lot of effort into the environment and personnel of her life. Isles full of swamps, relatives of eventful Stewart, savage natives. The piano is not just a piano, it is Ada's spiritual expression and dependence. She had to abandon it. When she was on the beach, her eyes revealed a kind of paranoid loneliness. Redemption of keys. I can't agree with Baines' approach. Perhaps he developed from the initial appreciation to the final desire to possess. After all, he is just a rough man, and his method of winning a lover is really selfish. But his love is simple, direct and sincere, rough and full of tenacity, making such a woman gradually fall into the trap, irresistible, Eason has a lyric that may describe his feelings, how cold but still beautiful, can't get it Always expensive. After he thinks Ada doesn't love him, he desperately wants to drive her away, along with her beloved piano.

From beginning to end, Ada's obvious female resistance is not in the majority, but you will not forget her stubborn, strong, transparent eyes. She always knew what she wanted and never wavered. She refuses to share the bed with Stewart, she laughs and plays with her daughter, she pays to redeem the piano, she keeps visiting Baines when she learns that he is ill, she does not despair in the boarded cabin that Stewart confines, no Noisily, after her fingers were chopped off, she didn't try to scream, but stood up strong, despite the physical and psychological trauma being heavy enough for her to fall. But, she persisted.

The piano is to Ada what the soul is to the body. If the former loses the former, it will be exhausted, and the former loses the latter and will no longer be meaningful. In front of Ada's piano sound, everything became misty. The loud jokes are all incomprehensible, and they are dazed in the crowd as if they are in space. The pressure of the world, Ada can overcome through a strong self, but without the piano, she lost the only thing that can express herself, and she also lost herself.


The ending of the movie proves that Ada, as a woman, succeeded in her resistance. When she boarded the boat sailing away from the island, when she resolutely pushed the piano into the sea, whether it was to the world or to herself, it was the same. kind of victory. She will face the world vaguely and face her interpretation so well.



The voice you hear is not my speaking voice---but my mind's voice

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The Piano quotes

  • George Baines: I want to lie together without clothes on.

  • George Baines: I have given the piano back to you. I've had enough. The arrangement is making you a whore, and me, wretched. I want you to care for me. But you can't. It's yours, leave. Go on, go.