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Pianist, The (2002)


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4 out of 10 Excellent
laura from Dublin, 14 Oct 2008
An engrossing film. Different to some films on the subject, it really follows the life of an ordinary person living in a terrible time, not a hero, but someone we can readily identify with. Well worth watching.
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4.5 out of 10 Cracking story
Mark from Dublin, 25 Jan 2008
A real thought provoking story I defy annyone not to be moved by this up there with Schindlers list and worthy of all the awards that was showered upon it.
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4 out of 10 Brilliant but depressing
Claire from Dublin, 07 Jul 2010
Adrien Brody is amazing. Brilliant film, but depressing, but inspiring, when you think of what people went through during WWII. Definitely one to see
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5 out of 10 The Pianist
Raza from Cork, 23 Jul 2007
Well made & well done! Very sad story (but hey! what's not sad about Jewish extermination by Nazis?) but strongly recommended. Polanski at his best!!!
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3.5 out of 10 The Pianist
Siobhan from Dublin, 17 Jul 2007
Wonderful film and well deserving of its Oscars and Bafta's if you haven't seen it you are in for a treat
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What's it about....
Roman Polanski's remarkable, Oscar and Palme D'Or winning film 'The Pianist' tells the true story of Wladyslaw Szpilman (Adrien Brody). Managing to survive in the Krakow ghetto while the vast majority of the Jewish population have been transported to concentration camps, Szpilman leads a lonely, dangerous existence sheltering in abandoned houses. Directed by a film artist who lived through the times it depicts, Polanski's matter-of-fact storytelling style makes this one of...

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