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The Pianist


Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman View All


Roman Polanski (Director), Ronald Harwood (Screenplay) View All

Release: Sep. 17th, 2002
Runtime: 2 hours, 30 minutes
The true story of pianist W?adys?aw 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.
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This film is an experience everyone should have, the horrors of the war and the holocaust are nothing easy to view and this film doesn't side step the subject matter either.
The thing that I liked the most about Szpilman is, even though he cannot physically defend himself and hes obviously not a rebel he does want to get out of the ghetto and live like a free man and the surprising thing the movie does and obviously the movie can hide behind the blanket of being based o....


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