The Pianist (2002)
October 12, 2022 7:56 AM - Subscribe

In this adaptation of the autobiography The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945, Wladyslaw Szpilman (Adrien Brody), a Polish Jewish radio station pianist, sees Warsaw change gradually as World War II begins. Szpilman is forced into the Warsaw Ghetto, but is later separated from his family during Operation Reinhard. From this time until the concentration camp prisoners are released, Szpilman hides in various locations among the ruins of Warsaw.

Directed by Roman Polanski.

95% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Currently available for digital rental in the United States on multiple outlets. Justwatch listing.

Today, I'm going to post a bunch of movies that have merit and are worth discussing, but are, to one degree or another, problematic or were made by problematic people. I will be tagging them #problematicmovies
posted by DirtyOldTown (2 comments total)
Oh, hey, I walked out of this one! Fun!
posted by mochapickle at 7:55 PM on October 12, 2022

I liked this when I saw it, but then I learned about Roman Polanski's past and ... yecch. [sigh]
posted by johnofjack at 9:52 AM on October 16, 2022

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