Written January 21, 2013
The movie was unlike any other and truly showed the holocaust from an average Jewish families point of view.
Written September 23, 2014
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Written March 25, 2016
this movie was too sad and boring that i couldn't even watch it!
Written July 05, 2014
The Holocaust was one of the most degrading and upsetting times in world history, causing millions of deaths, war, and grueling survival. Adrien Brody stars as the Wladyslaw Szpilman, a true-life gifted Piano player in the 1940's who's life is drastically changed when the Nazi's invade his town in Poland, causing him to become separated from his family and his passion for music to be unable to fulfill. Szpilman goes through many terrifying situations with the Germans, and has many miraculous survival events that allow him to keep striving for a better life. Many powerful Holocaust images and scenes involving cruelty and violence are portrayed brilliantly to give the film a powerful nature that can be a lead up to the beautiful and cheerful later results. Roman Polanski directs "The Pianist" spectacularly, allowing history to be brought to life in a way that's wrapped around a compelling story with talented film making. Roman Polanski guides every member of this film to achieve success and works terrifically with his gifted actors. Adrien Brody not only looks and sounds the part of Wladyslaw Szpilman, but allows his true story to be honored and not forgotten after the hardship he faced. Brody's facial expressions and meek looking figure allow him to portray Szpillman perfectly. Hardship is a terrible road to go down through, and stories that take place during huge events such as the holocaust can be hard to make aware to the public. "The Pianist" is a story about one man trapped into a large nightmare, and the fact that it is a major motion picture allows that brave Pianist to allow his life-long legacy and brilliant survival skills to be honored and respected.
Written February 07, 2010
This movie is about a famed Polish concert pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman who struggled with his family in Warsaw in 1939. It takes place during a Nazi tyranny attack on Warsaw where Szpilman most be moved to a Jewish District that is surround by walls. Althouhg this film is dark, deep, and sad, I find that Polanski's project was one fo the best in his directing business. Yes, the movie was 2 1/2 hrs. long so I had to rewind so of the parts, cause I was sleeping. I find that this movie will not disappoint anyone, unless they have a cold heart about it. It will uplift the very soul of others helpin one another through a great crisis. 1-23-10