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+ ... [et al.] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood, (videorecording)

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+ ... [et al.] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood, (videorecording)

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+ ... [et al.] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Pawel Edelman ; editor, Herve de Luze ; music, Wojciech Kilar ; costume designer, Anna Sheppard ; production designer, Allan Starski
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R, for violence and brief strong language
Language note
Closed-captioned; English, French or Spanish soundtracks, optional French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.P4365
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-
  • 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+
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
149
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish musicians
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+ ... [et al.] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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, behind-the-scenes interviews with Oscar winners Roamn Polanski, Adrien Brody and Ronald Harwood, clips of Wladyslaw Szpilman playing the piano
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52089389
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc [149 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
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 with black and white sequences
Publisher number
223631
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 839817
  • (Sirsi) o52089389
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound
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+ ... [et al.] ; produced by Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 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, behind-the-scenes interviews with Oscar winners Roamn Polanski, Adrien Brody and Ronald Harwood, clips of Wladyslaw Szpilman playing the piano
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52089389
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc [149 min.]
Governing access note
For private home use only
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 with black and white sequences
Publisher number
223631
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 839817
  • (Sirsi) o52089389
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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