The Resource The pianist

The pianist

Label
The pianist
Title
The pianist
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Awards note
Academy award 2002 winners: Best actor, Adrien Brody ; Best director, Roman Polanski ; Best adapted screenplay, Ronald Harwood.
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Roman Polanski ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Censorship classification : MA 15+
Language note
English. Subtitles English Deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Ed Stoppard, Julia Rayner, Jessica Kate Meyer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1952-
  • 1926-
  • 1974-
  • 1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Harwood, Ronald
  • Sarde, Alain
  • Benmussa, Robert
  • Kilar, Wojciech
  • Brody, Adrien
  • Lipman, Maureen
  • Finlay, Frank
  • Fox, Emilia
  • Kretschmann, Thomas
  • Stoppard, Ed
  • Rayner, Julia
  • Meyer, Jessica Kate
  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • R.P. Productions
  • Studio Canal+
  • Heritage Films (Firm : Warsaw, Poland)
  • Studio Babelsberg
  • Runteam Ltd
Runtime
142
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Szpilman, Wladyslaw
  • Szpilman, Wadysaw
  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Szpilman, W¿ladys¿law
  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish musicians
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish musicians
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The pianist
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Catalogued from container
  • Universal Pictures Australia : 8209170
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman
  • Special features: Story of survival - 39 minute documentary ; Photo gallery ; International posters ; Trailers ; Filmographies
  • "Collectors 2-disc set"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. The pianist (142 minutes) -- disc 2. Story of survival (39 minutes)
Control code
000024878462
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
2 DVD-videos (142 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other control number
5050582091700
Other physical details
sound, colour with black & white sequences
Publisher number
8209170
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD video, Dolby digital 5.1 (Disc 1 only, Stereo 2.0 (Disc 2 only), PAL, Region 4, anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1
Label
The pianist
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Catalogued from container
  • Universal Pictures Australia : 8209170
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman
  • Special features: Story of survival - 39 minute documentary ; Photo gallery ; International posters ; Trailers ; Filmographies
  • "Collectors 2-disc set"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1. The pianist (142 minutes) -- disc 2. Story of survival (39 minutes)
Control code
000024878462
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
2 DVD-videos (142 minutes)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other control number
5050582091700
Other physical details
sound, colour with black & white sequences
Publisher number
8209170
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD video, Dolby digital 5.1 (Disc 1 only, Stereo 2.0 (Disc 2 only), PAL, Region 4, anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1

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