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The Pianist

Synopsis

Filmmaker Roman Polanski, who as a boy growing up in Poland watched while the Nazis devastated his country during World War II, directed this downbeat drama based on the true story of a privileged musician who spent five years struggling against the Nazi occupation of Warsaw. Wladyslaw Szpilman (Adrien Brody) is a gifted classical pianist born to a wealthy Jewish family in Poland...more

Other Critics

5.0

85 out of 100 Metascore®

Universal acclaim

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For Families

16

OK for kids 16+

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