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The pianist [videorecording] / a Roman Polanski film ; a France-Poland-Germany-United Kingdom coproduction ; R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam Ltd. with the participation of Canal+ ... [et al.]
DVDs DVDs | Universal | c2003 | Widescreen version.
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Imprint
[United States] : Universal, c2003.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (149 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.
Note
Includes English, French and Spanish language soundtracks, withoptional subtitles in French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Ed Stoppard, Julia Rayner, Jessica Kate Meyer.
Credits
Director of photography, Pawel Edelman ; editor, Herve de Luze ; music, Wojciech Kilar ; producers, Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay, Ronald Harwood ; director, Roman Polanski.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman.
Audience
MPAA rating: R; for violence and brief strong language.
Summary
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.
Note
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 Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody and Ronald Harwood ; clips of Wladyslaw Szpilman playing the piano.
Local Note
MW, 6-03; 7-03(add);1-4(add)
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Pianist (Motion picture : 2002)
ISBN
078327856X
ISBN/ISSN
025192276620
Music #
22766 Universal
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