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Title The pianist / 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+ ... [and others] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood.
Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal, [2003]
Edition Widescreen edition.

 MUSKINGUM DVD  PN1997 .P4995 2003    AVAILABLE  
 MUSKINGUM DVD  PN1997 .P4995 2003    AVAILABLE  
Subject Szpilman, Władysław. -- Drama.
Jews -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Personal narratives.
Jewish musicians -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Biography.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Alt Name Polanski, Roman.
Benmussa, Robert.
Sarde, Alain, 1952-
Harwood, Ronald, 1934-2020.
Brody, Adrien.
Kretschmann, Thomas, 1962-
Finlay, Frank, 1926-2016.
Lipman, Maureen.
Fox, Emilia, 1974-
Stoppard, Ed.
Rayner, Julia.
Meyer, Jessica Kate.
Edelman, Pawel, 1958-
Kilar, Wojciech.
Szpilman, Władysław. Śmierć miasta.
R.P. Productions.
Heritage Films (Firm : Warsaw, Poland)
Studio Babelsberg.
Runteam Ltd.
Studio Canal+.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Description 1 videodisc (149 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Edition Widescreen edition.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.
Note Closed-captioned.
In English, French or Spanish with English, French or Spanish subtitle.
Cast Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Ed Stoppard, Julia Rayner, Jessica Kate Meyer.
Credits Director, Roman Polanski ; director of photography, Pawel Edelman ; editor, Herve de Luze ; music, Wojciech Kilar.
Note Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman.
Videodisc release of a 2002 motion picture.
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.
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.
ISBN 078327856X
ISBN/ISSN 025192276620
Publisher # 22766 Universal
OCLC # 52498257

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