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The Resource The pianist, Focus Features ; Studio Canal ... [and others] ; a Roman Polanski film

The pianist, Focus Features ; Studio Canal ... [and others] ; a Roman Polanski film

Label
The pianist
Title
The pianist
Statement of responsibility
Focus Features ; Studio Canal ... [and others] ; a Roman Polanski film
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman finds his promising career interrupted by the Nazi invasion of Poland
Cataloging source
IAI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producers, Roman Polanski, Robert Benmussa, Alain Sarde ; director, Roman Polanski ; screenplay, Ronald Harwood ; music, Wojciech Kilar
Intended audience
Rated R for violence and brief strong language
Language note
In English or French with French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman, Emilia Fox, Ed Stoppard, Julia Rayner, Jessica Kate Meyer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1926-
  • 1974-
  • 1952-
  • 1934-2020
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brody, Adrien
  • Kretschmann, Thomas
  • Finlay, Frank
  • Lipman, Maureen
  • Fox, Emilia
  • Stoppard, Ed
  • Rayner, Julia
  • Meyer, Jessica Kate
  • Polanski, Roman
  • Benmussa, Robert
  • Sarde, Alain
  • Harwood, Ronald
  • Kilar, Wojciech
  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Focus Features
  • Studio Canal+
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
150
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Jews
  • Jewish musicians
  • Pianists
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Warsaw (Poland)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The pianist, Focus Features ; Studio Canal ... [and others] ; a Roman Polanski film
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 2002 motion picture
  • Based on the book: Śmierć miasta / by Wladyslaw Szpilman
  • Special features: "A story of survival" featurette; Roman Polanski's own story of survival during WWII; behind-the-scenes interviews with Oscar winners Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody and Ronald Harwood; clips of Władysław Szpilman playing the piano
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
71815498
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Isbn
9781417020058
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193088529
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
30885
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The pianist, Focus Features ; Studio Canal ... [and others] ; a Roman Polanski film
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 2002 motion picture
  • Based on the book: Śmierć miasta / by Wladyslaw Szpilman
  • Special features: "A story of survival" featurette; Roman Polanski's own story of survival during WWII; behind-the-scenes interviews with Oscar winners Roman Polanski, Adrien Brody and Ronald Harwood; clips of Władysław Szpilman playing the piano
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
71815498
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (150 min.)
Isbn
9781417020058
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193088529
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
30885
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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