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The Resource The pianist, a Focus Features release ; Alain Sarde and Robert Benmussa present ; 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.], (videorecording)

The pianist, a Focus Features release ; Alain Sarde and Robert Benmussa present ; 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.], (videorecording)

Label
The pianist
Title
The pianist
Statement of responsibility
a Focus Features release ; Alain Sarde and Robert Benmussa present ; 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.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producers, Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay, Ronald Harwood ; director of photography, Pawel Edelman ; editor, Herve de Luze ; music, Wojciech Kilar ; costume designer, Anna Sheppard ; production designer, Allan Starski
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated R, for violence and brief strong language
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • English, French or Spanish language tracks; French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Ed Stoppard, Julia Rayner, Jessica Kate Meyer
Runtime
150
Technique
live action
Label
The pianist, a Focus Features release ; Alain Sarde and Robert Benmussa present ; 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.], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman
  • Special features: A story of survival, featurette; insight into the making of the film; Roman Polanski's own story of survival during WWII; behind-the-scenes interviews with Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody and Ronald Harwood; clips of Wladyslaw Szpilman playing the piano
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
52089391
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 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 details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The pianist, a Focus Features release ; Alain Sarde and Robert Benmussa present ; 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.], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman
  • Special features: A story of survival, featurette; insight into the making of the film; Roman Polanski's own story of survival during WWII; behind-the-scenes interviews with Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody and Ronald Harwood; clips of Wladyslaw Szpilman playing the piano
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
52089391
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 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 details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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