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Even when I was less sore than the body sleeping next to me I was always tired, more hungry, more lost, more alone; I could only ever feel the feelings of my own body (and the perpetual screams of my calf muscles), and therefore I was the only one feeling them.
Yeah. I dunno. Are they on drugs? Why are they doing this? One time I saw some homeless people having sex in the parking lot of a condemned apartment in Seattle, but they just didn’t have any place to go. This is sort of uncanny.
The Piano Teacher (2001) chronicles the psychological, emotional, and sexual pathologies of a lonely pianist whose obsession with her pupil turns from bad to worse. Known for transgressing boundaries and his ambivalence towards the audience, director Michael Haneke has evoked the following reactions from this contributor, whose sensibilities in film are fairly mainstream and conventional.