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Title:
The pianist
Author:
Polanski, Roman.
Uniform Title:
Pianist (Motion picture : 2002)
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
Toronto, Ont. : TVA Films, 2003.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (148 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
General Note:
Widescreen version.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.

Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman.

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 ; Director's note by Roman Polanski ; Q&A with Roman Polanski ; The Warsaw Ghetto: Historical background ; Wladyslaw Szpilman biography ; production notes ; Sample tracks from the Sony Classical CD soundtrack ; Filmographies.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Contents:
Disc 1: Feature film -- disc 2: Special features.
Reading Level:
Canadian Home Video rating: 14A.
Personal Subject:
UPC:
824255050524
Format :
DVD

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