skip navigation
Pianist, The

Pianist, The(2002)

Also Known As: Der Pianist | El pianista | Le pianiste | Pianist | Pianista, El | pianista | pianiste |

TCM Messageboards
Post your comments here

Remind Me

TCMDb Archive MaterialsView all archives (0)


powered by AFI

Brief Synopsis

An adaptation based on the autobiography of the acclaimed Polish composer, Wladyslaw Szpilman, who detailed his survival during World War II, and narrowly escaped a roundup that sent his family to a death camp. A composer and pianist, Szpilman played the last live music heard over Polish radio airwa

Cast & Crew

Roman Polanski Director
Adrien Brody Wladyslaw Szpilman
Thomas Kretschmann Captain Wilm Hosenfeld
Frank Finlay The Father
Maureen Lipman The Mother
Emilia Fox Dorota
Ed Stoppard Henryk
Wanja Mues Ss Officer Who Slaps The Father

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  2002 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Focus Features
Sound:  Production Co:  Les Films Alain Sarde .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures Gmbh .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company (Russia), .....Production Company, Runteam, Llc .....Production Company (Russia), Telewizja Polska S.A. (TVP) .....Production Company (Tvp), .....Production Company, .....Production Company, StudioCanal .....Production Company, Amuse Soft Entertainment .....Theatrical Distributor, Camera Film .....Theatrical Distributor, Rai Cinema .....Theatrical Distributor, Panasia .....Theatrical Distributor, Videocine .....Theatrical Distributor, Golden Village .....Theatrical Distributor, A-Film Distribution .....Theatrical Distributor, PathT International .....Theatrical Distributor, Triangelfilm .....Theatrical Distributor, Constantin Film Development, Inc. .....Theatrical Distributor, CinTart .....Theatrical Distributor, Tobis Film .....Theatrical Distributor, Alfa Films .....Theatrical Distributor, Cinema Mondo .....Theatrical Distributor, Warner Bros. Pictures International .....Theatrical Distributor, United International Pictures .....Theatrical Distributor, Frenetic Films .....Theatrical Distributor, Oro Film As .....Theatrical Distributor, .....Theatrical Distributor, .....Theatrical Distributor, .....Theatrical Distributor, Focus Features .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Bac Films Distribution .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, StudioCanal .....Foreign Distribution Sales, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment .....Domestic Video Distributor, Eclair Group .....Visual Effects, .....Miniature Effects And Motion Control, Das Werk .....Digitale Visual Effects And Titles, .....Digital Matte Paint Artist, Sparks Filmtechnik Gmbh .....Lighting (Miniature Effects And Motion Control), Malde & Company .....Auditor, .....Recording Facility
Duration(mins):  Country:  France (FR)

Leonard Maltin Ratings & Review



User Ratings & Review

This title has not been reviewed. Be the FIRST to write a review by CLICKING HERE >

User Ratings & Review

User Reviews:

  • Recommend:

  • Cinema History:

  • Cinematography:

  • Lead Performers:

  • Supporting Cast:

  • Director:

  • Screen Play:

  • Music Score:

  • Title Sequence:

User Ratings:

  • The Pianist

    Laura 2011-04-04

    This is a must see movie! Adrien Brody was superb, he brought to life the horrific nightmare of living through such an inhumane period of WW11. MORE>

  • Fantastic!

    Laura J 2011-02-28

    I just saw this film for the first time and I thought it was wonderful. The acting and directing was just great and I am quite suprised this film did not... MORE>

  • Incredible Movie

    Mary 2009-03-14

    I cannot believe I am the only person to comment so far on this brilliant movie. It is my favorite movie, hands down. It deserved every Academy Award it... MORE>