The Pianist

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Director:Roman Polanski
Written by:Ronald Harwood (Screenplay), Wladyslaw Szpilman (Novel)

Script Synopsis:The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.