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.

GENRES:  Drama • War
DIRECTION:  Roman Polanski

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Adrien Brody Wladyslaw Szpilman
Thomas Kretschmann Captain Wilm Hosenfeld
Frank Finlay Father
Maureen Lipman Mother
Emilia Fox Dorota
Ed Stoppard Henryk
Julia Rayner Regina
Jessica Kate Meyer Halina
Michal Zebrowski Jurek
Wanja Mues SS Slapping Father
Richard Ridings Mr. Lipa
Nomi Sharron Feather Woman

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