The Pianist

Poster for the movie "The Pianist"
Poster for the movie "The Pianist"

The Pianist (2002)

R 150 min - Drama, War - 17 september 2002
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The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

Director:  Roman Polanski

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Storyline

The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.


Collections: Roman Polanski

Tagline: Music was his passion. Survival was his masterpiece.

Genres: Drama, War

Details

Official Website:  http://www.thepianistmovie.com/
Country:   France Germany Poland United Kingdom
Language:  English, German, Polish, Russian
Release Date:  17 september 2002

Box Office

Budget:  $35.000.000
Revenue:  $120.072.577

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 30 min