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The Pianist (2003)

The Pianist

  • Genres:
    Musical | Biography | Drama | War
  • Release Date:
    28 March 2003
  • Broadcast Co:
    R.P. Productions - Heritage Films
  • Country:
    USA | UK | Germany | France
  • Parental Guide:
    G (All ages admitted)
  • Status:
  • Runtime:
    2 h 30 min
  • Summary:
    The true story of Wladyslaw Szpilman who, in the 1930s, was known as the most accomplished piano player in all of Poland, if not Europe. At the outbreak of the Second World War, however, Szpilman becomes subject to the anti-Jewish laws imposed by the conquering Germans. By the start of the 1940s, Szpilman has seen his world go from piano concert halls to the Jewish Ghetto of Warsaw and then must suffer the tragedy of his family deported to a German concentration camps, while Szpilman is conscripted into a forced German Labor Compound. At last deciding to escape, Szpilman goes into hiding as a Jewish refugee where he is witness to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (April 19, 1943 - May 16, 1943) and the Warsaw Uprising (1 August to 2 October 1944)

Cast & Crew

Adrien Brody as Wladyslaw Szpilman
Adrien Brody
(Wladyslaw Szpilman)
Emilia Fox as Dorota
Emilia Fox
Michal Zebrowski as Jurek
Michal Zebrowski
Ed Stoppard as Henryk
Ed Stoppard
Maureen Lipman as Mother
Maureen Lipman
Frank Finlay as Father
Frank Finlay
Jessica Kate Meyer as Halina
Jessica Kate Meyer
Julia Rayner as Regina
Julia Rayner
Wanja Mues as SS Slapping Father
Wanja Mues
(SS Slapping Father)
Richard Ridings as Mr. Lipa
Richard Ridings
(Mr. Lipa)
Nomi Sharron as Feather Woman
Nomi Sharron
(Feather Woman)
Anthony Milner as Man Waiting to Cross
Anthony Milner
(Man Waiting to Cross)
Lucy Skeaping as Street Musician
Lucy Skeaping
(Street Musician)
Roddy Skeaping as Street Musician
Roddy Skeaping
(Street Musician)
Ben Harlan as Street Musician
Ben Harlan
(Street Musician)
Thomas Lawinky as Schutzpolizei
Thomas Lawinky
Joachim Paul Assböck as Schutzpolizei
Joachim Paul Assböck
Roy Smiles as Itzak Heller
Roy Smiles
(Itzak Heller)
Paul Bradley as Yehuda
Paul Bradley
Daniel Caltagirone as Majorek
Daniel Caltagirone
Andrzej Blumenfeld as Benek
Andrzej Blumenfeld
Darian Wawer as Child at the Wall
Darian Wawer
(Child at the Wall)
Zbigniew Zamachowski as Customer with Coins
Zbigniew Zamachowski
(Customer with Coins)
Lejb Fogelman as Customer with Coins
Lejb Fogelman
(Customer with Coins)
Detlev von Wangenheim as SS Officer
Detlev von Wangenheim
(SS Officer)
Popeck as Rubenstein
Zofia Czerwinska as Woman with Soup
Zofia Czerwinska
(Woman with Soup)
Emilio Fernandez as The Soup Snatcher
Emilio Fernandez
(The Soup Snatcher)
Udo Kroschwald as Schultz
Udo Kroschwald
Uwe Rathsam as SS Shooting the Woman
Uwe Rathsam
(SS Shooting the Woman)
Joanna Brodzik as Woman Shot in the Head
Joanna Brodzik
(Woman Shot in the Head)
Katarzyna Bargielowska as Wailing Woman
Katarzyna Bargielowska
(Wailing Woman)
Maja Ostaszewska as Woman with Child
Maja Ostaszewska
(Woman with Child)
John Bennett as Dr. Ehrlich
John Bennett
(Dr. Ehrlich)
Cyril Shaps as Mr. Grün
Cyril Shaps
(Mr. Grün)
Wojciech Smolarz as Boy with Sweets
Wojciech Smolarz
(Boy with Sweets)
Lech Mackiewicz as Fellow Worker
Lech Mackiewicz
(Fellow Worker)
Ruth Platt as Janina
Ruth Platt
Frank-Michael Köbe as SS Shooting Benek
Frank-Michael Köbe
(SS Shooting Benek)
Torsten Flach as Zig Zag
Torsten Flach
(Zig Zag)
Peter Rappenglück as SS Making a Speech
Peter Rappenglück
(SS Making a Speech)
Ronan Vibert as Janina's Husband
Ronan Vibert
(Janina's Husband)
Krzysztof Pieczynski as Gebczynski
Krzysztof Pieczynski
Katarzyna Figura as Neighbour
Katarzyna Figura
Valentine Pelka as Dorota's Husband
Valentine Pelka
(Dorota's Husband)
Andrew Tiernan as Szalas
Andrew Tiernan
Tom Strauss as Dr. Luczak
Tom Strauss
(Dr. Luczak)
Thomas Kretschmann as Captain Wilm Hosenfeld
Thomas Kretschmann
(Captain Wilm Hosenfeld)
Cezary Kosinski as Lednicki
Cezary Kosinski
Grzegorz Artman
Grzegorz Artman
Adam Bauman
Adam Bauman
Pawel Burczyk as Polish Workman
Pawel Burczyk
(Polish Workman)
Zbigniew Dziduch
Zbigniew Dziduch
Marian Dziedziel
Marian Dziedziel
Nina Franoszek as Polish Woman
Nina Franoszek
(Polish Woman)
Jerzy Góralczyk
Jerzy Góralczyk
John Keogh as Polish Officer
John Keogh
(Polish Officer)
Jaroslaw Kopaczewski
Jaroslaw Kopaczewski
Patrick Lanagan
Patrick Lanagan
Dmitri Leshchenko as Russian Soldier
Dmitri Leshchenko
(Russian Soldier)
Dorota Liliental
Dorota Liliental
Rafal Mohr as Schutzpolizei
Rafal Mohr
Andrzej Pieczynski as Prisoner
Andrzej Pieczynski
Morgane Polanski as Girl
Morgane Polanski
Norbert Rakowski
Norbert Rakowski
Piotr Siejka
Piotr Siejka
Viola Szen
Viola Szen
Andrzej Szenajch
Andrzej Szenajch
Tomasz Tyndyk
Tomasz Tyndyk
Andrzej Walden
Andrzej Walden
Zbigniew Walerys
Zbigniew Walerys
Maciej Winkler
Maciej Winkler
Tadeusz Wojtych
Tadeusz Wojtych
Andrzej Zielinski
Andrzej Zielinski
Maurycy Zylber as German Film Crew
Maurycy Zylber
(German Film Crew)
Xawery Zylber
Xawery Zylber
Tomasz Ciszewski as Jew
Tomasz Ciszewski
Rafal Dajbor as Soldier
Rafal Dajbor
Roman Garbowski
Roman Garbowski
Anna Gryszka as Woman in Ghetto
Anna Gryszka
(Woman in Ghetto)
Adrian Hood as Piano Buyer
Adrian Hood
(Piano Buyer)
Ryszard Kluge as Jew Working on the Bulding Site
Ryszard Kluge
(Jew Working on the Bulding Site)
Maciej Kowalewski as SS Officer
Maciej Kowalewski
(SS Officer)
Ireneusz Machnicki as SS Officer
Ireneusz Machnicki
(SS Officer)
Pawel Malaszynski as Man in Ghetto
Pawel Malaszynski
(Man in Ghetto)
Adam Malecki as German Soldier in the Ghetto
Adam Malecki
(German Soldier in the Ghetto)
Aleksandra Nizynska as Girl
Aleksandra Nizynska
Axel Prahl as German Soldier - Rummage Bags
Axel Prahl
(German Soldier - Rummage Bags)
Dagmara Sieminska as Women in Ghetto
Dagmara Sieminska
(Women in Ghetto)
Izabella Szolc as Women in Ghetto
Izabella Szolc
(Women in Ghetto)
Dawid Szurmiej as Man in Ghetto
Dawid Szurmiej
(Man in Ghetto)
Borys Szyc as Young Gestapo
Borys Szyc
(Young Gestapo)
Jacek Wolszczak as Man in Ghetto
Jacek Wolszczak
(Man in Ghetto)
Pawel Zdun
Pawel Zdun

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