The Pianist

The Pianist The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

Average Score : 84

Music was his passion. Survival was his masterpiece.

Status: Released

Release Date: 2002-09-17

Geners Drama War

Production Companies Canal+ Polska Bac Films Heritage Films Studio Babelsberg Agencja Produkcji Filmowej FilmFernsehFonds Bayern Filmboard Berlin-Brandenburg (FBB) R.P. Productions StudioCanal Canal+ TVP Runteam FFA

Production Countries France,Germany,Poland,United Kingdom,

Run time: 150 minutes

Budget: $35,000,000

Revenue: $120,072,577