Coverart for item
The Resource The pianist, a Roman Polanski film ; a France-Poland-Germany-United Kingdom coproduction ; R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam Ltd. with the participation of Canal+ ... [and others] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood

The pianist, a Roman Polanski film ; a France-Poland-Germany-United Kingdom coproduction ; R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam Ltd. with the participation of Canal+ ... [and others] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood

Label
The pianist
Title
The pianist
Statement of responsibility
a Roman Polanski film ; a France-Poland-Germany-United Kingdom coproduction ; R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam Ltd. with the participation of Canal+ ... [and others] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood
Creator
Contributor
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
Cataloging source
VHB
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Pianist (Motion picture : 2002)
Credits note
Director of photography, Pawel Edelman ; editor, Herve de Luze ; music, Wojciech Kilar ; costume designer, Anna Sheppard ; production designer, Allan Starski
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video rating: 14A
Language note
English or French soundtracks, with optional French subtitles
PerformerNote
Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Ed Stoppard, Julia Rayner, Jessica Kate Meyer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1952-
  • 1934-2020
  • 1962-
  • 1926-2016
  • 1974-
  • 1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Benmussa, Robert
  • Sarde, Alain
  • Harwood, Ronald
  • Brody, Adrien
  • Kretschmann, Thomas
  • Finlay, Frank
  • Lipman, Maureen
  • Fox, Emilia
  • Stoppard, Ed
  • Rayner, Julia
  • Meyer, Jessica Kate
  • Edelman, Pawel
  • Kilar, Wojciech
  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • R.P. Productions
  • Heritage Films (Firm : Warsaw, Poland)
  • Studio Babelsberg
  • Runteam Ltd
  • Studio Canal+
  • TVA Films (Firm)
Runtime
148
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish musicians
  • Videodiscs
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The pianist, a Roman Polanski film ; a France-Poland-Germany-United Kingdom coproduction ; R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam Ltd. with the participation of Canal+ ... [and others] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman
  • Special features: "A story of survival" featurette which includes insight into the making of the film, Roman Polanski's own story of survival during WWII ; Director's note by Roman Polanski ; Q&A with Roman Polanski ; The Warsaw Ghetto: Historical background ; Wladyslaw Szpilman biography ; production notes ; Sample tracks from the Sony Classical CD soundtrack ; Filmographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Feature film -- disc 2: Special features
Control code
848953
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (148 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
824255050524
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
05052T
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 848953
  • (OCoLC)52316338
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound (English, French) or DTS 5.1 surround (English)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The pianist, a Roman Polanski film ; a France-Poland-Germany-United Kingdom coproduction ; R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam Ltd. with the participation of Canal+ ... [and others] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2002
  • Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman
  • Special features: "A story of survival" featurette which includes insight into the making of the film, Roman Polanski's own story of survival during WWII ; Director's note by Roman Polanski ; Q&A with Roman Polanski ; The Warsaw Ghetto: Historical background ; Wladyslaw Szpilman biography ; production notes ; Sample tracks from the Sony Classical CD soundtrack ; Filmographies
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1: Feature film -- disc 2: Special features
Control code
848953
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (148 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
824255050524
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
05052T
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 848953
  • (OCoLC)52316338
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound (English, French) or DTS 5.1 surround (English)
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Wilmington Memorial LibraryBorrow it
      175 Middlesex Avenue, Wilmington, MA, 01887, US
      42.557534 -71.1639979
Processing Feedback ...