The Pianist The Pianist

Music was his passion. Survival was his masterpiece.

The true story of pianist Wladyslaw 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.

Studios

Countries

Languages

Alternative Titles

Пианист, Piyanist, 戰地琴人, 钢琴恋曲, 钢琴战曲, 钢琴师, O Pianista, El pianista, 피아니스트, Le pianiste

Recent reviews

More

Popular Lists

More
  • Under the Skin
  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Victoria
  • Primer
  • The Tree of Life
  • Satantango
  • First Reformed
  • mother!
  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Werckmeister Harmonies

The World is Hell: Hopeless Cinema

Pessimistic worldviews. For when you want to wallow in despair.

It doesn't matter if we all die.

Suggestions welcome.

A…

  • Melancholia
  • Fallen Angels
  • The Spectacular Now
  • Chungking Express
  • Wings of Desire

Mélancholy as a Breathtaking Aesthetic Emotion

Essential melancholy for people who'd love to bedew in sadness, full of contemplation as we then witness these characters at…