Pianist, The

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Brief Synopsis: "The Pianist is a film adapted from the biography of Wladyslaw Szpilman. A Jewish-Polish pianist who during the second world war lived and hid miraculously in Warsaw after having gone through a terrible tragedy. A film from Roman Polanski."

Overall Ranking: 166 (Rank from 2002: # 5)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 50%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Danny M100
David Baruffi97
Dan O'Neill95(full review)
Warning Sign80(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80Comedy: 0
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 3
Thomas Pollock80

People Involved

  • Adrien Brody (Wladyslaw Szpilman)
  • Thomas Kretschmann (Captain Wilm Hosenfeld)
  • Frank Finlay (Father)
  • Maureen Lipman (Mother)
  • Emilia Fox (Dorota)
  • Ed Stoppard (Henryk)
  • Julia Rayner (Regina)
  • Jessica Kate Meyer (Halina)
  • Michał Żebrowski (Jurek)
  • Wanja Mues (SS Slapping Father)
  • Richard Ridings (Mr. Lipa)
  • Nomi Sharron (Feather Woman)
  • Detlev von Wangenheim (SS Officer)
  • Krzysztof Pieczyński (Marek Gębczyński)
  • Roman Polanski (Director)