THE PIANO with special guest KAT SPADA | Feminist Frequency Radio 194

We’re kicking off a month of episodes dedicated to the work of pioneering female directors, and to get us started, we’ll be talking about Jane Campion’s 1993 Oscar-winning film, THE PIANO. Writer, raconteur, podcast host, and our special guest, Kat Spada, joins our discussion as we grapple with an undeniable masterpiece of a film that is simultaneously racist and which presents a deeply troubling “love” story built upon coercion. Can we reconcile the more pernicious and problematic aspects of this film with its magnetic sensualism, compelling performances, and gorgeous filmmaking?

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