Focus Features | Release Date: December 27, 2002
Summary: Wladyslaw Szpilman, a brilliant Polish pianist, a Jew, escapes deportation. Forced to live in the heart of the Warsaw ghetto, he shares the suffering, the humiliation and the struggles. He manages to escape and hides in the ruins of the capital. A German officer comes to his aid and helps him to survive. (Focus Features)
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Runtime: 150 min
Rating: Rated R for violence and brief strong language.
Production: Canal+
Genres: Biography, Drama, War
Countries: Germany, Poland, UK, France
Languages: English, German, Russian
Home Release Date: May 27, 2003
Director Credit
Roman Polanski Director
Writer Credit
Ronald Harwood Screenplay
Wladyslaw Szpilman Based On The Book By
Principal Cast Credit
Adrien Brody Wladyslaw Szpilman
Frank Finlay Father
Cast Credit
Anthony Milner Man Waiting To Cross
Ben Harlan Street Musician
Ed Stoppard Henryk
Emilia Fox Dorota
Jessica Kate Meyer Halina
Julia Rayner Regina
Lucy Skeaping Street Musician
Maureen Lipman Mother
Michal Zebrowski Jurek
Nomi Sharron Feather Woman
Richard Ridings Mr. Lipa
Roddy Skeaping Street Musician
Wanja Mues SS Slapping Father
Producer Credit
Alain Sarde Producer
Daniel Champagnon Line Producer
Gene Gutowski Co-Producer
Henning Molfenter Executive Producer
Lew Rywin Executive Producer
Rainer Schaper Associate Producer
Robert Benmussa Producer
Roman Polanski Producer
Timothy Burrill Executive Producer