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“We’re all dealing with fiction here, but the sensation of authenticity around the look is really important. That sensation can be created in a lot of ways—one of which was to give our heroine greasy hair. If you look at early photographs they always have really greasy hair. Most people when they do period movies certainly don’t include that. But whereas many actresses would feel it was going to make them look hard, Holly was game and went along with it.” —–Director Jane Campion, on the making of The Piano