The pianist
DVD
2003
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Based on the memoirs of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jew, who was a brilliant pianist. He watched as his family was shipped off to Nazi labor camps. He managed to escape and lived for years in the ruins of Warsaw, hiding from the Nazis.

Item Details
Subjects:
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Drama.
Jewish musicians -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Drama.
Jews -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Drama.
Szpilman, Władysław -- Drama.
Szpilman, Władysław. Śmierć miasta -- Film adaptations.
Genre:
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Other Authors:
Benmussa, Robert.
Brody, Adrien.
Edelman, Pawel, 1958-
Finlay, Frank, 1926-
Fox, Emilia, 1974-
Harwood, Ronald, 1934-2020
Heritage Films (Firm : Warsaw, Poland)
Kilar, Wojciech.
Kretschmann, Thomas, 1962-
Lipman, Maureen.
Meyer, Jessica Kate.
Polanski, Roman.
R.P. Productions.
Rayner, Julia.
Runteam Ltd.
Sarde, Alain, 1952-
Stoppard, Ed.
Studio Babelsberg.
Studio Canal+.
Szpilman, Władysław. Śmierć miasta. DVD.
TVA Films (Firm)
Publisher, Date:
Toronto : TVA Films, c2003.
Description:
2 videodiscs (ca. 149 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
CHVR: 14A.
Notes:
Based on the book: Śmierć miasta / by Wladyslaw Szpilman.
Special features: "A story of survival" featurette which includes insight into the making of the film, Roman Polanski's own story of survival during WWII, behind-the-scenes interviews with Oscar winners Roamn Polanski, Adrien Brody and Ronald Harwood, clips of Wladyslaw Szpilman playing the piano.
Director of photography, Pawel Edelman ; editor, Herve de Luze ; music, Wojciech Kilar ; costume designer, Anna Sheppard ; production designer, Allan Starski.
Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Ed Stoppard, Julia Rayner, Jessica Kate Meyer.
DVD ; DTS sound ; widescreen presentation.
For private home use only.
Publisher or Distributor Number:
05052T
Link to PAC
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