PIANIST, THE
Rated:(R)
 

Harrowing, true-life story of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish pianist and composer who survived the Warsaw Ghetto and World War II. Roman Polanski’s first film shot in Poland in 40 years is hard to watch, but absorbing and essential.


Distributor: FOCUS FEATURES
Running Time: 148 mins.
Color: Color
Film Width: 1.85
Sound: Dolby Digital (AC-3), DTS
Language: English
 
 
Cast:
Adrien Brody | Thomas Kretschmann | Edward Fox | Michal Zebrowski | Ed Stoppard | Maureen Lipman | Frank Finlay | Jessica Kate Meyer | Julia Rayner | Ruth Platt

Credits:

Director(s) 
Roman Polanski
Screenplay by 
Ronald Harwood
Based on a book by 
Wladyslaw Szpilman
Producer(s) 
Roman Polanski | Robert Benmussa | Alain Sarde
Executive producer(s) 
Timothy Burrel | Lew Rywin
Director(s) of photography 
Pierre Edelman
Production designer(s) 
Allan Starski
Edited by 
Herve de Luze
Music by 
Wojciech Kilar
Costume designer(s) 
Anna Sheppard
Co-producer(s) 
Gene Gutowski