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The pianist

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The pianist

Universal City, CA: Universal, 2003.

2 hrs., 30 min.

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Roman Polanski's award winning presentation of the true-life story of Polish pianist and composer Wladyslaw Szpilman's survival in war-torn Warsaw, aided by a German officer who heard him playing Chopin amidst the rubble. DVD bonus features include insights into to the making of the film and its authenticity, Roman Polanski's own story of survival during World War II, interviews with Oscar winners Roman Polanski and Adrien Brody, and clips of Szpilman playing the piano.

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ISBN:

0-7832-7856-X

Title:

The pianist

Edition:

DVD

Publisher:

Universal City, CA: Universal, 2003.

Physical:

2 hrs., 30 min.

Summary:

Roman Polanski's award winning presentation of the true-life story of Polish pianist and composer Wladyslaw Szpilman's survival in war-torn Warsaw, aided by a German officer who heard him playing Chopin amidst the rubble. DVD bonus features include insights into to the making of the film and its authenticity, Roman Polanski's own story of survival during World War II, interviews with Oscar winners Roman Polanski and Adrien Brody, and clips of Szpilman playing the piano.

Subject:

Szpilman, Wladyslaw

Subject:

Holocaust, 1939-1945--Biography

Subject:

Holocaust, 1939-1945--Poland

Subject:

Musicians--Poland--Biography

Subject:

Warsaw Ghetto, 1939-1945

AE:PersName:

Polanski, Roman, dir.

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