The Pianist

Music was his passion. Survival was his masterpiece.

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.

Cast

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody

Władysław 'Władek' Szpilman

Thomas Kretschmann

Thomas Kretschmann

Captain Wilm Hosenfeld

Frank Finlay

Frank Finlay

Father

Maureen Lipman

Maureen Lipman

Mother

Emilia Fox

Emilia Fox

Dorota

Ed Stoppard

Ed Stoppard

Henryk Szpilman

Julia Rayner

Julia Rayner

Regina Szpilman

Jessica Kate Meyer

Jessica Kate Meyer

Halina Szpilman

Michał Żebrowski

Michał Żebrowski

Jurek

Wanja Mues

Wanja Mues

SS Slapping Father

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