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The Resource 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+ ... [et al.] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood, (videorecording)

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+ ... [et al.] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood, (videorecording)

Label
The pianist
Title
The pianist
Statement of responsibility
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+ ... [et al.] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
CtY
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R, for violence and brief strong language
Language note
  • In English with optional French or Spanish soundtracks and French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Ed Stoppard, Julia Rayner, Jessica Kate Meyer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Brody, Adrien
  • Szpilman, Władysław
Runtime
149
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Szpilman, Władysław
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
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+ ... [et al.] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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, behind-the-scenes interviews with Oscar winners Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody and Ronald Harwood, clips of Wladyslaw Szpilman playing the piano
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (149 min.)
Isbn
9780783278568
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192276620
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
22766
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm52498257
System details
DVD, Dolby digital or DTS 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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+ ... [et al.] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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, behind-the-scenes interviews with Oscar winners Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody and Ronald Harwood, clips of Wladyslaw Szpilman playing the piano
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (149 min.)
Isbn
9780783278568
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192276620
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
22766
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm52498257
System details
DVD, Dolby digital or DTS 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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