The Pianist

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The Pianist

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About The Film

R | Dec 27, 2002 | Drama, War, Independent | 2hr 30min

Nominated for 7 Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, and winner of 3, The Pianist, stars Oscar® winner Adrien Brody in the true-life story of brilliant pianist and composer, Wladyslaw Szpilman, the most acclaimed young musician of his time until his promising career was interrupted by the onset of World War II. This powerful, triumphant film follows Szpilman's heroic and inspirational journey of survival with the unlikely help of a sympathetic German officer. A truly unforgettable epic, testifying to both the power of hope and the resiliency of the human spirit, The Pianist is a miraculous tale of survival masterfully brought to life by visionary filmmaker, Roman Polanski, in his most personal movie ever.

Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Ed Stoppard, Julia Rayner, Jessica Kate Meyer
Directed By
Roman Polanski
Written By
Ronald Harwood, Wladyslaw Szpilman
Produced By
Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde