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The Resource The pianist, a Focus Features release ; R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam Ltd. with the participation of Canal+ ... [and others] ; producers, Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay, Ronald Harwood ; director, Roman Polanski

The pianist, a Focus Features release ; R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam Ltd. with the participation of Canal+ ... [and others] ; producers, Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay, Ronald Harwood ; director, Roman Polanski

Label
The pianist
Title
The pianist
Statement of responsibility
a Focus Features release ; R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam Ltd. with the participation of Canal+ ... [and others] ; producers, Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay, Ronald Harwood ; director, Roman Polanski
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
BKL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Pawel Edelman ; editor, Herve de Luze ; music, Wojciech Kilar ; costume designer, Anna Sheppard ; production designer, Allan Starski
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
In English, French or Spanish; French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
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-
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
  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Focus Features
  • R.P. Productions
  • Heritage Films (Firm : Warsaw, Poland)
  • Studio Babelsberg
  • Runteam Ltd
  • Studio Canal+
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
150
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish musicians
Technique
live action
Label
The pianist, a Focus Features release ; R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam Ltd. with the participation of Canal+ ... [and others] ; producers, Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay, Ronald Harwood ; director, Roman Polanski
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format
  • Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman
  • Videodisc release of the 2002 motion picture
  • Special features included
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm54440288
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Isbn
9780783292656
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192363122
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
23631
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The pianist, a Focus Features release ; R.P. Productions, Heritage Films, Studio Babelsberg, Runteam Ltd. with the participation of Canal+ ... [and others] ; producers, Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay, Ronald Harwood ; director, Roman Polanski
Publication
Note
  • DVD format
  • Based on the book Śmierć miasta by Wladyslaw Szpilman
  • Videodisc release of the 2002 motion picture
  • Special features included
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm54440288
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Isbn
9780783292656
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192363122
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
23631
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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