The Pianist – 2002

A Clean Jewish performer battles to endure the annihilation of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.


Adrien BrodyWladyslaw Szpilman
Emilia FoxDorota
Michal ZebrowskiJurek
Ed StoppardHenryk
Maureen LipmanMother


In this adjustment of the life account ‘The Musician: The Phenomenal Genuine Story of Small time’s Endurance in Warsaw, 1939-1945,’ Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Clean Jewish radio station piano player, sees Warsaw change progressively as World War II starts. Szpilman is constrained into the Warsaw Ghetto, yet is later isolated from his family during Activity Reinhard. From this time until the inhumane imprisonment detainees are discharged, Szpilman covers up in different areas among the remains of Warsaw.